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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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Clashes ahead of funeral of Palestinian teenager

Protesters in Jerusalem have been clashing with police for the second day, as the family of Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khudair wait to bury him.

No time has yet been set for the burial, and the body has not been released yet.

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Abu Khudair's family said police, who have stepped up patrols in the city, told them the body would be released early tomorrow morning, much to their anguish, who had said they want him buried within 24 hours, as per the Islamic tradition.

A police spokeswoman gave no details of the investigation, other than to say a forensic examination was still underway. She declined to say when the body would be handed over.

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