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Slain Palestinian laid to rest in Tubas

Oct. 24, 2018 3:52 P.M. (Updated: Oct. 24, 2018 4:49 P.M.)
TUBAS (Ma'an) -- Thousands of Palestinians marched, on Wednesday afternoon, in the funeral of a Palestinian who was killed earlier by Israeli forces during clashes in the Tamun town, south of the northern occupied West Bank district of Tubas.

Muhammad Mahmoud Bisharat, 23, was killed by Israeli live ammunition during clashes that erupted in Tamun town in the early dawn hours of Wednesday.

Three other Palestinians were injured with explosive bullets, including two critical injuries.

The funeral processions began as Bisharat's body arrived to his hometown, Tamun, the body was carried on shoulders from the Turkish Hospital in Tubas City towards Bisharat's home in Tamun where final goodbyes were said before prayers took place at the town's mosque and then burial at the town's cemetery.

Bisharat's brother said that Muhammad had left the house at 2:00 a.m. and met with four of his friends to stand against Israeli soldiers' raiding the town, however, he added that they were ambushed by soldiers who heavily opened fire at them.

Muhammad Mahmoud Bisharat

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