Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was shot and killed in the West Bank Wednesday, the network said. 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 afterward. A second journalist, Ali Al-Samudi, was also shot and is in stable condition, the ministry said. The Israel Defense Forces said Israeli security forces had been operating in the area ??? to arrest suspects in terrorist activities,??? said both suspects and Israeli forces fired, and acknowledged ??? the possibility that journalists were hit.???

President Mahmoud Abbas put on, today, Thursday, the Israeli occupation authorities, full responsibility for the murder of Al-Jazeera correspondent, Sherine Abu Aqleh.

The guard of honor lined up to salute the body of the martyr Abu Aqila upon its arrival at the presidential headquarters, and it was carried on the shoulders, and the Palestinian national anthem was played and funeral music. President Abbas laid a wreath on the body of the martyr Abu Aqila, and gave a last farewell look to her body, which was wrapped in the Palestinian flag, upon its arrival at the presidential headquarters, before it was transferred to the French Hospital in Jerusalem, where it will be buried there tomorrow, Friday. The official funeral procession for Abu Aqila’s body, which started from Istishari Hospital in Ramallah, was attended by a large number of journalists and official and popular events.

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