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Hundreds attend funeral of Israeli soldier stabbed to death


August 9, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of people attended Thursday's funeral of an 18-year-old Israeli soldier who was found dead hours earlier with stab wounds near a Jewish settlement in the West Bank.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced the killing as a terror attack and vowed the killers would be brought to justice. Israeli troops raided a nearby Palestinian village and the military said it was sending reinforcements to the West Bank.

The killing threatened to inflame tensions between Israelis and Palestinians just over a month before Israel's parliament elections. In response to the incid...

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