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IDF probe said to zero in on firefight 150 meters from where reporter was killed

The military’s investigation into the death of journalist has been narrowed to focus on one particular exchange of gunfire between IDF troops and Palestinian gunmen on Wednesday in , according to a report Thursday.

This particular incident in question “took place about 150 meters from where the journalist who was hit by gunfire and killed was positioned. The incident took place at the time [that she was hit],” Channel 12 news reported.

“If there is a possibility that the journalist was hit by IDF fire, this was the moment,” the TV report said, stressing, however, that the probe has not yet been able to establish whether Palestinian or Israeli gunfire was to blame.

Abu Akleh, 51, was shot dead early Wednesday morning when covering clashes between Israeli troops and Palestinian gunmen during an IDF raid in Jenin. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has accused Israel

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