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  8/9/2014, Av 13, 5774

Arabs Riot to Mark 40 Days Since Murder of Abu Khdeir


Dozens of Jerusalem Arabs rioted tonight, throwing stones at the police and lighting fires on the light-rail, impeding the train's operation. As a result, the train will only be operating between the Mt. Herzl and Givat Hamivtar stops.

The riots took place to ostensibly mark the 40th day since the murder of the, Mahmoud Abu Khdeir, from the neighborhood of Shuafat. Riot police arrived, dispersing the crowds.