Thousands Crowd West Bank Funerals of Three Terrorists Who Murdered Israeli Policewoman

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The Times of Israel reports:

Thousands of Palestinian residents of Qabatiya, in the northern West Bank, attended the funerals Friday of three terrorists who killed a border policewoman in Jerusalem’s Old City on Wednesday.

The Palestinian Ma’an news agency reported that Qabatiya was under closure by Israeli forces for a second consecutive day on Friday, following the attack.

Earlier in the day Israel returned the bodies of the three terrorists to their families.

Military officials told Channel 2 news that the bodies were handed over after the families promised the funerals of the three would not be transformed into rallies of incitement to further violence.

The 3 Palestinians who killed Hadar Cohen in a January 3, 2016 attack at Damascus Gate in Jerusalem, as shown in Palestinian media. Text reads: “Martyr” Ahmad Zakarneh,”Martyr” Muhammad Kmeil, and “Martyr” Ahmad Abu Al-Rub (Palestinian Media Watch).

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