The Al Jazeera journalist was killed whereas overlaying an Israeli army raid within the West Financial institution metropolis of Jenin on Could 11. The Palestinian Authority has refused handy over the bullet to Israel, saying they might not belief the Israelis to conduct an neutral investigation.
“We is not going to hand over the bullet that killed Abu Akleh to the occupation, and we now have agreed that the People will conduct a forensic examination of the bullet,” Khatib informed journalists.
The bullet might be examined on the US Embassy in Jerusalem, Khatib informed CNN. The Palestinians have acquired “ensures” from the US the bullet “wouldn’t be delivered to Israel,” he stated.
The US Embassy didn’t instantly reply to a CNN request for remark. The Israeli Protection Forces stated it didn’t but have a public remark.
A forensic investigation of the bullet may doubtlessly enable for an official willpower of who killed Abu Akleh.
The Palestinian Authority says there have been no militants within the space and an Israeli soldier purposefully focused her.
Palestinians — together with journalists, human rights activists and different leaders — throughout the globe proceed to demand accountability for her killing.