Thousands of Palestinians in Hebron funeral for slain assailants

Mourners in Hebron on January 2, 2016, attend the funeral of fourteen Palestinians killed during recent attacks on IsraelisThousands of Palestinians gathered Saturday in Hebron to bury 14 men whose bodies had been held by Israel after being killed carrying out attacks. Israel handed over the bodies of 23 Palestinians Friday in an apparent bid to ease tensions, of which 14 were from the southern West Bank city. The Al-Hussein mosque was overflowing with people, where the 14 bodies were on display before prayers, wrapped in Palestinian flags.

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