Published on: 03/07/2022 – 17:39 The Israeli army said on Sunday that Israeli experts – and not Americans – would carry out the analysis of the fatal bullet to the American-Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, in the presence of an American observer. Rebound in the case of the death of Shireen Abu Akleh. Israeli and non-American experts will examine the bullet that killed the American-Palestinian journalist in May in order to determine the circumstances of her death, the Israeli army said on Sunday July 3. “The test will not be American, the test will be a Israeli test with an American presence,” military spokesman Ran Kochav told Army Radio. “We are awaiting the results. If we killed her, we will take responsibility,” he added, without specifying whether or not the expertise had started. Palestinian prosecutor Akram Al-Khatib had claimed that the fatal bullet to the Al-Jazeera journalist, killed while covering an Israeli military operation in the occupied West Bank, had been handed over to the United States for an expertise by American experts. Palestinian sources in Ramallah, the seat of the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank, had specified that the expertise would be carried out at the United States Embassy in Jerusalem by American experts. The Palestinian Authority has always refused to hand over the bullet to the Israeli army, accused of killing the journalist by the Palestinian authorities, Al-Jazeera, Qatar and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. The Palestinian Authority has not officially commented immediately on these Israeli statements but a Palestinian official told AFP on condition of anonymity that they raised questions about whether the Americans could be “trusted”. Palestinian investigation, the star journalist of Al-Jazeera was killed by a 5.56 mm caliber bullet fired by an Israeli soldier who used an M-14, a semi-automatic weapon. Journalistic investigations have also pointed towards the Israeli army. Israel has rejected all of these accusations. The Israeli army keeps saying that it is “impossible to determine whether (the journalist) was killed by a Palestinian gunman firing indiscriminately in the area where she was, or inadvertently by an Israeli soldier”. moreover called many times, but in vain, the Palestinian Authority to give him the fatal bullet, only means according to the soldiers to really determine who fired. The Palestinians had asked the Israelis to hand over the suspect weapon. cut of his helmet, near the Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank, Palestinian territory occupied by Israel since 1967. With AFP
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