Footage of Palestinian gunfire distributed by Israeli military cannot be the gunfire that killed Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh
JENIN REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank — Israeli forces killed a Palestinian American journalist for the Al Jazeera news network in the West Bank early Wednesday, according to the network and the Palestinian Health Ministry. Israeli officials said the journalist, Shireen Abu Akleh, was killed in an exchange of gunfire but said they had not determined who fired the fatal shot.
The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories field researcher in Jenin documented the exact locations in which the Palestinian gunman depicted in a video distributed by the Israeli army, fired, as well as the exact location in which Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed.
Location where journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed:
Location of armed Palestinian firing in video distributed by Israeli army:
OSINT work can be limited but thanks to work from @btselem and some confirmation from @BrowneGareth, I had a lot more information to work with. This is where the armed man stood and where she was killed. 3/4 pic.twitter.com/oXowDmvYTe
— sanya burgess (@sanyaburgess) May 11, 2022