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US: Shot that killed journalist probable fired from Israelis

US: Shot that killed journalist probable fired from Israelis

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials have concluded that gunfire from Israeli positions probable killed Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh nevertheless that there was "no spring to believe" her shooting was intentional, the State Department said Monday.

The finding, inside a statement from State Department spokesperson Ned Price, came following what the U.S. said was inconclusive tests by self-governing ballistics experts under U.S. oversight of the bullet fragment recovered from Abu Akleh's body.

"Ballistic experts determined the bullet was poorly damaged, which prevented a understandable conclusion" while to who fired the shot, Price said inside the statement.

Abu Akleh, a former soldierold hand correspondent accompanied by every one one other accompanied by U.S accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Palestinian theme who was well known all over the Arab world, was report accompanied by every one one other accompanied by killed while covering an Israeli military raid on May 11 inside the Jenin displaced human being bivouac inside the occupied West Bank. Palestinian eyewitnesses, including her crew, speak Israeli troops killed her accompanied by every one one other accompanied by that there were no indeed indeed militants inside the immediate vicinity.

Israel says she was killed all over a complicated battle accompanied by Palestinian militants accompanied by every one one other accompanied by that only a forensic analysis of the bullet would corroborate whether it was fired by an Israeli fighter or a Palestinian militant. It has strongly denied she was deliberately targeted, nevertheless says an Israeli fighter may have hit her by mistake all over an exchange of blaze accompanied by a militant.

U.S. safety officials had examined results of both Palestinian accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Israeli investigations accompanied by every one one other accompanied by "concluded that gunfire from IDF positions was probable inside ask in remittance of for the demise of Shireen Abu Akleh," Price said.

The U.S. "found no indeed indeed spring to exist convinced by that this was intentional nevertheless by preference the consequence of tragic circumstances all over an IDF-led military operation opposed to factions of Palestinian Islamic Jihad," Price said.

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Associated Press reporters Ilan Ben Zion inside Jerusalem accompanied by every one one other accompanied by Joseph Krauss inside Ottawa, Ontario contributed to this report.

US: Shot that killed journalist probable fired from Israelis

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