Shireen Abu Akleh Cause Of Death, Obituary Not Yet available – According to the Palestinian health ministry, Israeli troops killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in the occupied West Bank. Abu Akleh, a longstanding Al Jazeera Arabic TV correspondent, was killed on Wednesday while documenting Israeli army assaults in the northern occupied West Bank city of Jenin.
According to aljazeera.com, the ministry, and Al Jazeera journalists, she was brought to a hospital in Jenin in severe condition, where she was proclaimed dead shortly after at 7:15 a.m. (4:15 a.m. GMT). When Abu Akleh was killed, she was wearing a press vest and standing with other journalists.
Ali al-Samoudi, another Al Jazeera correspondent, was also shot in the back at the site. He is now in a steady state. Abu Akleh was shot in the head, according to the dean of the medicine department at al-Najah University in Nablus. According to him, her body was taken for an autopsy after the public prosecutor issued an order.