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Palestinian protester throws back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during clashes near the village of Deir Jarir near Ramallah

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A Palestinian protester throws back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli troops during clashes near the West Bank village of Deir Jarir on Friday

A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to throw a stone during clashes with Israeli soldiers in Hebron

A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to throw a stone during clashes with Israeli soldiers. Mussa Qawasma/Reuters

Unrest in the West bank city escalated following the funeral of Maysara Abu Hamdeya. The 64-year-old prisoner serving a life term in an Israeli jail and suffering from cancer, died on Tuesday.