Israeli police have stormed the grounds of a Jerusalem hospital to forcibly forestall a funeral march for Shireen Abu Akleh, the Al Jazeera journalist who was killed by Israeli forces whereas overlaying an Israeli military raid in Jenin on Wednesday.
TV photographs on Friday confirmed Abu Akleh‘s coffin almost falling to the bottom as police grabbed Palestinian flags from the group near the procession exterior St Louis French Hospital in occupied East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood.
Reporting from the scene, Al Jazeera’s Imran Khan stated the Israeli forces focused mourners as a result of they didn’t need them to stroll with Abu Akleh’s coffin.
Police hit mourners holding the coffin with batons, virtually inflicting it to drop, earlier than ultimately permitting it to be moved in a hearse. A minimum of 4 individuals had been arrested.