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Arrests in Israel over attack on Palestinian
Police detain seven suspects in connection with attack on Palestinian youth by mob in the centre of West Jerusalem.
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2012 03:55

Police in Israel have arrested seven suspects in connection with an attack on a Palestinian youth in the centre of West Jerusalem.

The 17-year-old was beaten almost to death by a mob, amid reports onlookers stood by and did nothing to protect him.

Al Jazeera's Cal Perry reports from West Jerusalem.

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