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WASHINGTON, May 11 (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department said on Wednesday that Israel was capable of conducting a thorough investigation into the death of Shireen Abu Akleh, a prominent Palestinian-American Al Jazeera reporter shot dead during an Israeli raid.
“The Israelis have the wherewithal and the capabilities to conduct a thorough, comprehensive investigation,” department spokesman Ned Price told a news briefing.
Reporting by Simon Lewis, Doina Chiacu and Patricia Zengerle; Editing by Chris Reese
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