Israel returns fighter's body after 12 years

Remains of several Palestinian fighters returned to families in move considered a goodwill gesture to aid peace process.

    The Israeli government has handed the remains of a Palestinian fighter to his family, almost 12 years after he died.
     
    Majdi Khanfar was killed during a Palestinian uprising known as the second intifada.
     
    The return of Khanfar's body and the remains of other fighters are considered a goodwill gesture to US-driven attempts to restart talks between Israel and the Palestinians.

    Al Jazeera's Atia Abawi reports from Jenin in the occupied West Bank.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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