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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Appeals for calm as mourners wait for funeral of teen

Tensions are high tonight in east Jerusalem, as mourners continue to gather for the expected funeral of the Palestinian teenager, who was kidnapped and murdered in a suspected revenge attack, two days after the bodies of three murdered Israeli teenagers were found in Hebron.

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The family had planned to bury the teenager today, in line with Islamic tradition, but the body has so far not been released by Israeli authorities.

Middle East Correspondent Geraint Vincent reports.

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