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Lapid proposes joint Israeli-Palestinian probe into reporter's death

Israel says it is not clear whether veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, killed this morning the West Bank Jenin refugee camp, was struck by IDF fire.
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Israeli Foreign Minister Minister Yair Lapid tweeted this morning, "We have offered the Palestinians a joint pathological investigation into the sad death of journalist Shireen Abu [Akleh]. Journalists must be protected in conflict zones and we all have a responsibility to get to the truth." He posted again, "Israel's security forces will continue to operate wherever necessary to prevent terrorism and the murder of Israelis."

Abu Akleh was killed while covering an Israeli raid in the West bank Jenin refugee camp early this morning. Another journalist who was with her was injured and is currently hospitalized. The journalists wore helmets and vests signaling they were press.

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