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Israeli police arrest suspects in murder of Palestinian teen

(Haaretz) - In a dramatic development, it was revealed Sunday that Israeli police arrested six Jewish extremists on suspicion of murdering a Palestinian teen.

Police suspect that the motive behind the murder of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir, whose body was found in the Jerusalem Forest last Wednesday, was nationalistic.

On Saturday, Palestinian Attorney General Muhammad Abd al-Ghani Uweili was quoted as saying that that a preliminary autopsy report showed soot in the victim's lungs and respiratory tract, indicating he was alive and breathing while he was being burnt.

Major development in kidnapping-murder case of Arab teen: Arrests made

(JPost) - Arrests were made on Sunday in the murder case of teen Muhammad Abu Khdeir from Shuafat who was killed last week in Jerusalem. A gag order remained in place on the details of the investigation. Police would not confirm that arrests were made.

Suspicion was mounting that the kidnapping and murder was carried out for nationalistic reasons, according to Israeli media reports.

Ynet News - Suspects arrested in murder of Palestinian teen

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by Oui (Oui) on Sun Jul 6th, 2014 at 07:08:06 AM EST

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