Middle East

Clashes erupt after funeral of Palestinian shot by Israelis

A Palestinian throws back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during clashes following the funeral of 19-year-old Palestinian student Hadeel al-Hashlamun in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron September 23, 2015. The Israeli military said troops shot al-Hashlamun on Tuesday as she tried to stab a soldier. But relatives of al-Hashlamun denied the Israeli report saying she was executed. In a picture posted on Facebook, a soldier could be seen aiming his rifle at a woman said to be Hashla

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on September 24, 2015, on page 9.




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