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Palestinians, Israelis clash in West Bank after Palestinian minister's death

  • Relatives of Palestinian Cabinet member Ziad Abu Ain ??mourn over his body during his funeral in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. Abu Ain died shortly after a protest in the village of Turmus Aya, near Ramallah, during which witnesses said Israeli troops fired tear gas at him and dozens of Palestinians marchers. Witnesses also said Abu Ain, was beaten by an Israeli soldier. The events began with a march to agricultural land close to an Israeli settlement, that is mostly off limits to the village's farmers, to plant olive tree saplings, participants said. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

    Relatives of Palestinian Cabinet member Ziad Abu Ain ??mourn over his body during his funeral in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. Abu Ain died shortly after a protest in the village of Turmus Aya, near Ramallah, during which witnesses said Israeli troops fired tear gas at him and dozens of Palestinians marchers. Witnesses also said Abu Ain, was beaten by an Israeli soldier. The events began with a march to agricultural land close to an Israeli settlement, that is mostly off limits to the village's farmers, to plant olive tree saplings, participants said. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)  (The Associated Press)

  • Members of the Palestinian national security forces carry the body Palestinian Cabinet member Ziad Abu Ain during his funeral in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. Abu Ain died shortly after a protest in the village of Turmus Aya, near Ramallah, during which witnesses said Israeli troops fired tear gas at him and dozens of Palestinians marchers. Witnesses also said Abu Ain, was beaten by an Israeli soldier. The events began with a march to agricultural land close to an Israeli settlement, that is mostly off limits to the village's farmers, to plant olive tree saplings, participants said. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

    Members of the Palestinian national security forces carry the body Palestinian Cabinet member Ziad Abu Ain during his funeral in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. Abu Ain died shortly after a protest in the village of Turmus Aya, near Ramallah, during which witnesses said Israeli troops fired tear gas at him and dozens of Palestinians marchers. Witnesses also said Abu Ain, was beaten by an Israeli soldier. The events began with a march to agricultural land close to an Israeli settlement, that is mostly off limits to the village's farmers, to plant olive tree saplings, participants said. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)  (The Associated Press)

  • Relatives of Palestinian Cabinet member Ziad Abu Ain mourn during his funeral in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. Abu Ain died shortly after a protest in the village of Turmus Aya, near Ramallah, during which witnesses said Israeli troops fired tear gas at him and dozens of Palestinians marchers. Witnesses also said Abu Ain, was beaten by an Israeli soldier. The events began with a march to agricultural land close to an Israeli settlement, that is mostly off limits to the village's farmers, to plant olive tree saplings, participants said. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

    Relatives of Palestinian Cabinet member Ziad Abu Ain mourn during his funeral in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. Abu Ain died shortly after a protest in the village of Turmus Aya, near Ramallah, during which witnesses said Israeli troops fired tear gas at him and dozens of Palestinians marchers. Witnesses also said Abu Ain, was beaten by an Israeli soldier. The events began with a march to agricultural land close to an Israeli settlement, that is mostly off limits to the village's farmers, to plant olive tree saplings, participants said. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)  (The Associated Press)

The Israeli military says paramilitary border policemen have clashed with 60-100 rock-throwing Palestinians in the West bank city of Hebron.

Thursday's clashes come a day after Palestinian Cabinet member Ziad Abu Ain died following a scuffle with Israeli troops during a protest elsewhere in the West Bank.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or arrests in the Hebron clashes.

Abu Ain's death has stirred Palestinian anger at a time of badly strained relations with Israel.

An autopsy has yet to determine what killed him, but Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called Abu Ain the victim of a "clear crime" and a "barbaric act." He decreed three days of mourning for the minister, whose portfolio included organizing protests against Israeli settlements and the West Bank separation barrier.