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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'Vital' to bring murderers of Palestinian teen to justice

Foreign Secretary William Hague has condemned the murder of a Palestinian teenager today and said that it was "vital that the people responsible" are brought to justice.

I condemn the appalling murder of a Palestinian teenager from occupied East Jerusalem early this morning. It is vital that the people responsible for this crime are held accountable.

I welcome the Israeli government's commitment to bring those responsible to justice.

It is essential to avoid any action that could lead to further loss of innocent life. Recent events reinforce the need to take steps towards a lasting peace.

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