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Grief and protest in the West Bank as seven Palestinians laid to rest

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Grief and protest in the West Bank as seven Palestinians laid to rest
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Thousands have attended a funeral procession in Hebron for five Palestinian teenagers killed in the recent upsurge of violence between Israel and Palestinians.

An eight-month old baby was also laid to rest after inhaling tear gas fired by Israeli soldiers in West Bank town of Beit Fajjar.

Violence has erupted in Jenin after Israeli forces shot dead a man who was allegedly armed with a knife.

He was spotted at a checkpoint and shot dead.

The IDF said he attempted to stab security personal at the crossing.

Palestinian media quotes witnesses saying no such attack took place as the soldiers opened fire.

In the past six weeks 67 Palestinians have been shot by Israelis. Eleven Israelis have died in mostly knife attacks.