In Honor of Death

Palestinian relatives of Qassim al-Shinbari, a militant from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), mourn during his funeral in the town of Beit Hanoun in northern Gaza Strip 22 July 2010. Israeli shellfire killed two Palestinian militants, one of them al-Shinbari, and wounded six people, including a 10-year-old girl, in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, Palestinian medical workers and an official with a militant group said. An Israeli military spokeswoman said soldiers opened fire on militants suspected of preparing to fire a rocket at them. A security source said the troops fired a tank shell.


Gaza Strip, Palestinian Territories

Palestinian Territories
Mohammed Salem (26) is a Palestinian photojournalist based in the Gaza Strip. He holds a media degree from Al-Azhar University in Gaza. Mohammed has been working with Reuters since 2003, mainly covering the conflict between the Palestinians and Israelis, as well as international events and other stories worldwide. Mohammed has received a Dubai Press Club media award, a prize made to a young Arab photographer. He was a winner in the 2004 China International Press Photo Contest and was awarded a second prize in Spot News in the 2010 World Press Photo Contest.

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