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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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US tells Israel and Palestine to 'prevent revenge attacks'

The US has condemned in the "strongest possible terms" the killing of a Palestinian teenager and has called on Israel and Palestine to prevent acts of revenge.

Suha, mother of murdered Palestinian teen Mohammed Abu Khudair, shows a picture of her son. Credit: Reuters

"The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the heinous murder of Palestinian teenager Mohammed Hussein Abu Khudair," White House spokesman Josh Earnest said.

"We call upon the government of Israel and the Palestinian Authority to take all necessary steps to prevent an atmosphere of revenge and retribution."

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