Israeli police have arrested a group of Jewish extremists in connection with the kidnap and murder of a Palestinian teenager who was burned to death in a suspected revenge killing.
Clashes sparked by the abduction and murder of a Palestinian teenager spread from east Jerusalem to Arab towns inside Israel today, as autopsy reports showed he was burned alive.
Israel has decided to place under house arrest several Jewish extremists suspected of planning to disrupt Pope Francis`s visit to the Holy Land this weekend, police said on Wednesday.
Israel`s top police officer on Sunday vowed that Jewish extremists would not be allowed to spoil the upcoming visit of Pope Francis by vandalising Christian holy places.
A mosque in a Bedouin village in northern Israel was set on fire and graffiti sprayed on its walls.
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