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In video - Funeral procession of slain Palestinian father commences

Oct. 27, 2018 3:17 P.M. (Updated: Oct. 28, 2018 10:45 A.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Thousands of Palestinians marched, on Saturday afternoon, in the funeral of a Palestinian father who was killed earlier by Israeli forces during clashes in the village of al-Mazraa al-Gharbiya, west of the central occupied West Bank city of Ramallah.

Othman Ahmad Ali Lidadweh, 33, was killed by Israeli live ammunition during violent clashes that erupted in al-Mazraa al-Gharbiya village following a protest against illegal Israeli settlement activities.

Another eight Palestinians were injured in the clashes, one of them was reported to have suffered serious injuries to the head.

The funeral processions began as Lidadweh ‘s body arrived to his hometown, the body was carried on people’s shoulders from the entrance of the village towards Lidadweh’s home, where final goodbyes were said before prayers took place at the village’s mosque and then burial at the village's cemetery.

The two videos below show the commencement of the funeral procession:

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