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Israeli police ​attack funeral procession of killed journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh – video

Israeli forces have stormed a Jerusalem hospital grounds as the coffin containing the body of a journalist shot dead earlier this week emerged before the burial, with police saying they acted against people ‘disrupting the public order’. Footage showed Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Aqleh’s coffin almost falling to the ground as police grabbed Palestinian flags from the crowd outside Saint Joseph’s hospital in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem

Comment: More from The Intercept: Israeli police attacked the funeral of Shireen Abu Akleh in occupied East Jerusalem on Friday, nearly causing mourners to drop the casket of the renowned Palestinian American journalist.

Abu Akleh was fatally shot while covering an Israeli raid on a refugee camp in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday. Fellow journalists who witnessed the shooting said Israeli forces had fired on them. Israel’s prime minister and other senior officials initially said

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