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PHOTOS: Police, Palestinians clash during funeral of slain teenager

In East Jerusalem on Friday: Thousands participate in the funeral of Muhammad Abu Khdeir, the 16-year-old Palestinian boy who was allegedly murdered by Jewish extremists. Large police forces prepared for the event in advance, with violent clashes erupting as the funeral came to an end. According to reports, 18 Palestinians have been wounded, and the police is using tear gas against stone-throwing youths.

Palestinian residents of Shuafat stand above the body of Muhammad Abu Khdeir during his funeral. (photo: Activestills)

Palestinians stand above the body of Muhammad Abu Khdeir during his funeral. (photo: Yotam Ronen/Activestills)

 

Thousands of Palestinians attend the funeral of Muhammad Abu Khdeir. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

Thousands of Palestinians attend the funeral of Muhammad Abu Khdeir. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

 

Israeli riot policemen shoot tear gas at Palestinians in Shuafat during the funeral of Muhammad Abu Khdeir. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

Israeli riot policemen shoot tear gas at Palestinians in East Jerusalem during the funeral of Muhammad Abu Khdeir. (photo: Yotam Ronen/Activestills.org)

 

Palestinians light tires on fire during clashes with Israeli riot police during the funeral of Muhammad Abu Khdeir. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

Palestinians light tires on fire during clashes with Israeli riot police during the funeral of Muhammad Abu Khdeir. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

 

Palestinian youth throw rocks at Israeli security forces during clashes in Shuafat. The clashes erupted during the funeral for Muhammad Abu Khdeir, a 16-year-old Palestinian who was suspected of being murdered by Jewish nationalists in Jerusalem. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

Palestinian youth throw rocks at Israeli security forces during clashes in East Jerusalem. The clashes erupted during the funeral for Muhammad Abu Khdeir, a 16-year-old Palestinian who was suspected of being murdered by Jewish nationalists in Jerusalem. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

 

Palestinian women hide during clashes between youth and Israeli security forces in Shuafat. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

Palestinian women hide during clashes between youth and Israeli security forces. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

 

Palestinian paramedics help carry a protester across the street during clashes in Shuafat. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

Palestinian paramedics help carry a protester across the street during clashes in East Jerusalem. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

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