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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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Suspected revenge attack sparks Jerusalem clashes

Rock-throwing Palestinians clashed with Israeli forces in Jerusalem amid suspicions that a missing Palestinian youth had been killed by Israelis avenging the deaths of three abducted Jewish teens.

Palestinians set tyres ablaze during clashes in Shuafat, an Arab suburb of Jerusalem. Credit: REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Protesters beat up a man that witnesses said was suspected of being an undercover agent working for Israeli security forces.

An Israeli border police officer takes up position during clashes. Credit: REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called on Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu to condemn the killing of the Palestinian teen.

Palestinians set off firecrackers towards Israeli police. Credit: REUTERS/Ammar Awad

"Prime Minister Netanyahu has instructed the police to conduct this investigation expeditiously to get the truth of the matter as soon as possible," his spokesman Mark Regev said.

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