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Friends and relatives crowd around the body of Islamic Jihad militant Muhammad Assi (28), shot dead a day earlier by Israeli forces near Ramallah, in the mosque of Beit Liqya, before the burial. The funeral took place in Beit Liqya where he was wrapped in Palestinian Islamic Jihad flags. Dozens of cars followed the procession and thousands of people chanted slogans calling for revenge and resistance against Israel's occupation.Islamic Jihad confirmed Assi was one of its militants. The Israeli army confirmed the incident and claimed Assi was responsible for the November 2012 bombing of a Tel Aviv bus that wounded 29 people.

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