The bullet that killed the journalist is to be investigated within the USA

The Palestinian Authority’s chief prosecutor, Akram al-Khatib, advised the AFP information company that the bullet had been handed over to forensic consultants within the United States for investigation.

The bullet has not been tampered with, says al-Khatib. When the examination is accomplished, it have to be returned.

It was on May 11 that 51-year-old Shireen Abu Akleh, an skilled correspondent for Al Jazeera, was killed by a shot to the pinnacle throughout an Israeli raid in town of Jenin, regardless of the indisputable fact that she was sporting a security vest with the phrase “press” on it.

According to investigations by the UN human rights physique OHCHR and several other revered media, together with the information company AP and The New York Times, the shot was fired by Israeli safety forces.

The Israeli military IDF says it’s “impossible to determine” the place the shot got here from and that it might simply as simply have been fired by Palestinians in the world. According to the OHCHR, there isn’t any indication that armed Palestinians had been energetic within the incident.

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