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  5/16/2014, Iyar 16, 5774

High Alert in Yesha Ahead of Funerals for Rioters

Additional security forces were deployed in Judea and Samaria (Shomron), Friday morning, ahead of Friday Muslim prayers and the funerals of two Palestinian Authority (PA) rioters who died of wounds from riot-control measures used to disperse a violent demonstration on Thursday outside the Ofer Prison, northwest of Jerusalem. PA sources say the rioters died from live fire. The Israel Defense Forces' are investigating the incident.

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