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US Air Force member dies after setting himself on fire at Israeli Embassy in DC yelling, ‘Free Palestine’

Posted on AllSides February 26th, 2024
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US Air Force member Aaron Bushnell has died from his injuries after setting himself on fire outside the Israeli Embassy in Washington, DC, an official confirmed Monday.

A US Air Force spokesperson confirmed to The Post that 25-year-old Bushnell died overnight, though she did not officially name him, citing the ongoing notification of next of kin. 

Officials were still contacting family members Monday and will not officially announce his death until 24 hours after that is complete, the Air Force representative said. 

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