Al Jazeera journalist shot and killed in West Bank


Bureau chief Waleed Al Omari wept on air as he announced the news.

The Palestinian Ministry of Health said she was shot in the head by a live bullet in Jenin, and confirmed her death shortly afterwards.

A second journalist, Ali Al-Samudi, was also shot and is in stable condition, the ministry said.

The Israel Defense Forces said its security forces had been operating in the area “to arrest suspects in terrorist activities,” and that both suspects and Israeli forces had fired, and acknowledged “the possibility that journalists were hit.”

This is a developing story…

Quoted from Various Sources

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