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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Israel's security cabinet to meet as violence escalates

Israel's security cabinet are due to meet in the next hour to discuss its next move in this crisis. The Israeli authorities are under real pressure to catch whoever is responsible, to contain the situation and to stop it escalating any further.

There was a really moving statement from the mother of one of the Israeli boys who was buried yesterday this evening. She said:

There is no difference between Arab blood and Jewish blood. Murder is murder.

The Palestinian family I spoke to today expressed a similar fear that this is cycle of killing that is going to turn again.

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