Friday, 4 July 2014

Thousands receive body of Palestinian teen in Shufat

JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Thousands of Palestinians received the body of Muhammad Abu Khdeir for burial on Friday as clashes broke out across Jerusalem in protest against his murder.

The 16-year-old's body arrived in a Red Crescent ambulance Friday afternoon after crowds had gathered since the early morning to bury the teenager.

Grieving Palestinian youths carried the body on their shoulders chanting "We have had enough!" as crowds waved Palestinian flags and shouted slogans demanding freedom.

Crowds chanted "Allah Akbar!" and "We sacrifice our blood for you!" as Muhammad's body was taken for burial. more


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