Palestinians to hand bullet that killed journalist to U.S. for examination

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RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) -The Palestinian Authority will hand the bullet that killed prominent Palestinian-American Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh to U.S. authorities for forensic examination, a Palestinian official said on Saturday. Abu Akleh was killed on May 11 while was covering an Israeli military raid in the Palestinian city of Jenin in the occupied West Bank. After an investigation, the Palestinian Authority said she had been shot by an Israeli soldier in a “deliberate murder”. Israel has denied the accusation and says it is continuing its own investigation. But it says it…

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