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Israeli police arrests six suspects over Palestinian teen killing

Six people have been arrested by Israeli police in connection with the murder of a Palestinian teenager, AFP reports. The death of Mohammed Abu Khudair, 16, followed the abduction and murder of three young Israelis.

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Thousands gather to mourn kidnapped Israeli teens

Friends and relatives mourn during the memorial service to Gil-Ad Shaer,16. Credit: Reuters

Thousands of people have gathered to mourn the three Israeli teenagers who were abducted and murdered whilst hitch-hiking in the occupied West Bank.

The parents of Naftali Fraenkel,16, mourn beside the coffin of their son. Credit: Reuters

The abductions of Eyal Yifrah, 19, and Gil-Ad Shaer and Naftali Fraenkel, both 16, sparked a three week search operation, which ended yesterday after their bodies were found hear Hebron.

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Mourners in the central Israeli village of Nof Ayalon. Credit: Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has promised Hamas would pay for the murders. Last night the Israeli army destroyed the homes of two men suspected of being involved in the kidnaps and murders, and said they launched 34 attacks in Gaza last night.

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