Abu Ein to be laid to rest near Ramallah

December 11, 2014 10:14


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Ziad Abu Ein, the Palestinian Authority minister who died yesterday during a protest in the West Bank was scheduled be laid to rest near Ramallah on Thursday morning.

Abu Ein will be buried in the village of El Bireh following a procession that will take him to the Mukata presidential compound in Ramallah.

The minister died after being shoved and grabbed by the neck by an Israeli policeman at a West Bank protest on Wednesday. 

The cause of his death was not settled on Thursday morning with Palestinian and Israeli officials issuing conflicting accounts of the autopsy.

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