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Mourners honor Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh(8 images)

Shireen Abu Akleh, 51, a prominent figure in the Arabic news service Al-Jazeera was shot dead by Israeli troops early Wednesday as she covered a raid on Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank.

Journalists participate in a candlelight vigil to condemn the killing of veteran Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on May 11, 2022. Photo by Ismael Mohamad/UPI
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Abu Akleh, 51, a prominent figure in the channel's Arabic news service. was shot dead by Israeli troops early on May 11, 2022, as she covered a raid on Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank. Israeli officials said she possibly was hit by Palestinian gunfire. Photo by Ismael Mohamad/UPI
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Palestinians wave national flags as they carry the casket of Abu Aklel during her funeral procession from the church toward the cemetery, in Jerusalem on May 13, 2022. Photo by Jamal Awad/UPI
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Israeli police confront the mourners. Photo by Jamal Awad/UPI
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