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Palestinians bury slain teen, clashes hit E.Jerusalem

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Thousands of Palestinians, some firing weapons into the air, took part Friday in the emotionally charged east Jerusalem funeral of a Palestinian teenager believed murdered by Israelis. 

Relatives and friends of Mohammed Abu Khder, 16, carry his body to the mosque during his funeral in Shuafat, in Israeli annexed East Jerusalem on July 4, 2014

Chanting "with our blood and our spirit we shall sacrifice for the martyr," mourners carried the shrouded body of Mohammed Abu Khder, 16, through his neighbourhood of Shuafat as flag-waving crowds thronged the narrow streets.

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