The Israeli military says it has discovered a soldier’s rifle allegedly used in the assassination of Al Jazeera journalist Shirin Abu Aqila.
According to the foreign news agency, the Israeli army has identified the rifle of one of its soldiers allegedly used in the assassination of Al Jazeera journalist Shereen Abu Aqila. It cannot be said until the bullet that hit the journalist from Palestine is handed over to him for analysis.
Al Jazeera’s journalist was shot dead on May 11 as she was covering an Israeli army raid in the occupied West Bank, The Israeli journalist killed the journalist, while the Israeli said the incident took place during an exchange of fire between military personnel and Palestinians, Israel has called for a joint investigation with the Palestinians, but Palestinian officials have denied the allegations, saying they do not trust Israel, An Israeli military official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that while “nothing can be said with certainty about the shooting rifle, we have identified a possible weapon that may have killed the journalist.”
The official again demanded that the Palestinian Authority hand over the bullet so that it could be matched with a rifle barrel.