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Clashes as Palestinians bury man who died in Israeli custody

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Palestinians hurl stones at an Israeli police vehicle during clashes next to the Ofer military prison, south of the West Bank town of Ramallah, on Feb. 25, 2013. Palestinians clashed with Israeli soldiers after the funeral of a Palestinian who died in an Israeli jail.

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Palestinians carry the body of Arafat Jaradat during his funeral in the West Bank village of Se'eer, near Hebron, on Feb. 25, 2013. Jaradat's death in an Israeli jail on Saturday and a hunger strike by four other prisoners have raised tension in the West Bank, where stone-throwers have clashed repeatedly with Israeli soldiers in recent days.

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A relative mourns during the funeral of Arafat Jaradat in Se'eer on Feb. 25, 2013.

Tensions flared in the West Bank after the death of a Palestinian detainee who died in an Israeli prison. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

The Associated Press reportsA Palestinian man who died under disputed circumstances in Israeli custody was given a hero's funeral Monday, with thousands thronging his gravesite and Palestinian police firing a 21-gun salute.

Palestinian officials, citing an autopsy, say Arafat Jaradat was tortured during Israeli interrogation, while Israeli officials said more tests are needed to determine the cause of death.

The weekend death of the 30-year-old gas station attendant and father of two comes amid rising West Bank tensions that have prompted talk in Israel about the possibility of a new Palestinian uprising. There have also been daily protests in support of some 4,600 Palestinians held by Israel. Read the full story.


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Palestinians mourn over the body of Arafat Jaradat during his funeral on Feb. 25, 2013.

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An Israeli soldier fires tear gas and rubber bullets at Palestinian stone throwers during clashes next to the Ofer military prison on Feb. 25, 2013.

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A stone-throwing Palestinian protester uses a sling to throw back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during clashes outside the Ofer military prison on Feb. 25, 2013.