In an uncommon transfer displaying the magnitude of her demise, all church bells rang out throughout Jerusalem to honour Abu Akleh, as her coffin was taken to the cemetery.
Ms Abu Akleh was well-known to Arabs throughout the Middle East, as she was an everyday fixture on their TV screens as an Al Jazeera reporter over the previous twenty years.
The UN Security Council on Friday unanimously condemned Abu Akleh’s killing. In a uncommon case of Security Council unity on a problem associated to Israel, an announcement additionally known as for “an immediate, thorough, transparent, and impartial investigation into her killing,” based on the textual content obtained by AFP.
The funeral comes because the interim findings of an Israeli military investigation couldn’t decide who fired the bullet that killed Ms Abu Akleh.
“The conclusion from the interim report is that it’s not possible to determine the source of the gunfire that hit and killed the reporter”, the Israeli military stated in an announcement.
“The investigation shows two possibilities for the source of the shot that killed her,” the report stated.