Information Minister mourns death of Al Jazeera journalist...

Information Minister mourns death of Al Jazeera journalist

 Staff Correspondent   daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 08:50 AM, 12 May 2022   Updated: 03:52 PM, 12 May 2022

Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud - File Photo

Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud - File Photo

Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh. 

In a condolence message on Wednesday, he said the death of Shireen while on duty as a journalist is very sad and upsetting. 

Shireen Abu Aqleh will be an example of courageous journalism in the era, he added.

Shireen was shot dead by Israeli troops on Wednesday as she covered a raid on Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank, an AFP photographer reported.

Al Jazeera and the Palestinian health ministry confirmed the death of Abu Aqleh, 51, a prominent figure in the channel's Arabic news service. 

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