Raw: Clashes Follow Palestinian Teen's Funeral


Israeli police clashed with hundreds of Palestinian protesters in Shuafat on Friday, after the funeral of an Arab teenager who Palestinians say was killed by Israeli extremists. (July 4)



Shuafat - July 4, 2014

1. Various of front line between Israeli security forces and Palestinian protesters in Shuafat

2. Various of funeral procession for Palestinian teen


Israeli police clashed with rock-throwing Palestinian protesters in Jerusalem on Friday as thousands mourned at the funeral for an Arab teen who Palestinians say was killed by Israeli extremists in a revenge attack.

Tensions were also high along Israel's southern border as Palestinian militants fired rockets and mortars from the Gaza Strip into Israel. And the Israeli military said its troops opened fire after spotting two Palestinians planting explosives near the border fence.

But after days of retaliatory airstrikes, the Israeli military did not immediately respond to the rocket attacks, in what appeared to be an attempt to allow an unofficial truce to take hold.

An ambulance carried the body of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir, wrapped in a Palestinian flag and traditional headscarf, to a mosque in the east Jerusalem neighborhood where he lived. Then mourners carried the open casket through the crowd to a cemetery.

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