05 july 2014
Initial autopsy findings from the body of a Palestinian teenager killed in East Jerusalem have indicated that he was “burnt alive”.
The circumstances surrounding the death of Mohammad Abu Khdair, 16, are still unclear, but Palestinian speculation has focused on the possibility that he was kidnapped and killed by far-right Jews.
The death followed the abduction and murder of three young Israelis and rising tensions in the region. The three Israeli teens were kidnapped on June 12 and later found dead in the occupied West Bank.