Al Jazeera reporter killed during Israeli raid in West Bankon May 11, 2022 at 5:55 am

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Shereen Abu Aqleh was reportedly shot while covering an Israeli military raid in the occupied West Bank.

Shereen Abu Aqleh

Image source, Al Jazeera

A journalist from Al Jazeera has been killed by Israeli army gunfire in the occupied West Bank, the Qatar-based news channel and the Palestinian health ministry says.

Shereen Abu Aqleh was shot while reporting on an army raid in the city of Jenin, Al Jazeera says.

She was a household name across the Middle East.

The Israeli military says reporters may have been hit during a clash between troops and Palestinian gunmen.

Another journalist was also wounded but is in a stable condition.

Ms Aqleh was a prominent figure on Al Jazeera’s Arabic news service.

She had been covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict for 15 years, according to her Twitter profile.

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