Clashes at funeral procession of Al Jazeera journalist

Israeli police clashed with crowds at Shireen Abu Aqla’s funeral procession in East Jerusalem.

Officers were seen beating Abu Aqla’s mourners and at one point his coffin nearly fell to the ground. Israeli police say they were reacting to stones being thrown at them.

Thousands of people gathered for the late reporter and the funeral was able to continue calmly after the violent scenes.

Shireen Abu Aqla’s murder has been widely condemned after she was shot dead while reporting on an Israeli operation.

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