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Forensic medicine: Abu Akleh was hit by an explosive bullet

Jerusalem24– The Institute of Forensic Medicine at An-Najah National University announced during a press conference that the first stage of the autopsy of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh had been completed.

The Institute disclosed that preliminary results indicated that she was hit by an explosive bullet that penetrated her head, killing her instantly. The bullet caused extensive laceration to the brain and skull, and was fired from a high-velocity weapon.

A projectile was extracted and is now being studied in the laboratory in order to determine the party responsible for her killing.

Nadeen Alshaer

Alshaer is a Palestinian journalist, a Birzeit University graduate with a B.A. in TV and Radio Broadcasting Journalism. Alshaer has 6 years of experience in journalism. She currently works as a reporter, editor and presenter/producer for PBC-Palestine TV and Jerusalem24 radio. She’s a UN and Kelley School of Business alumna.

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