Photos: Israeli forces attack Shireen Abu Akleh’s funeral | Gallery News

Israeli police have stormed the grounds of a Jerusalem hospital to forcibly forestall a funeral march for Shireen Abu Akleh, the Al Jazeera journalist who was killed by Israeli forces whereas protecting an Israeli military raid in Jenin on Wednesday.

TV photos on Friday confirmed Abu Akleh‘s coffin practically falling to the bottom as police grabbed Palestinian flags from the group near the procession exterior St Louis French Hospital in occupied East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood.

Reporting from the scene, Al Jazeera’s Imran Khan mentioned the Israeli forces focused mourners as a result of they didn’t need them to stroll with Abu Akleh’s coffin.

Police hit mourners holding the coffin with batons, virtually inflicting it to drop, earlier than finally permitting it to be moved in a hearse. At the very least 4 folks have been arrested.

 

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