Thousands of Palestinians gather for slain journalist’s Jerusalem funeral amid tensions
15 May 2022 | 3:00 pm
Security forces and members of the public clashed repeatedly as pallbearers carried the journalist's coffin. Veteran reporter Shireen Abu Akleh was shot in the head while covering an Israeli military operation.
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