Al Jazeera reporter likely killed by unintentional gunfire from Israeli positions, U.S. says

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By Chris Gallagher WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was likely killed by unintentional gunfire from Israeli positions, but independent investigators could not reach a definitive conclusion about the origin of the bullet that struck her, the U.S. State Department said on Monday. Abu Akleh, a Palestinian-American, was killed on May 11 during an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank. The U.S. Security Coordinator (USSC), after summarizing investigations by both the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Palestinian Authority, concluded that gunfire from Israeli positions wa…

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