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Jewish suspects detained in Palestinian teen death

Israeli authorities announced on Sunday that they have detained several Jewish suspects in the killing of a Palestinian teenager.

The arrests may help ease rising tensions between Palestinians and Israelis.

The 16 year-old boy was abducted in East Jerusalem on July 2nd. His charred body was found later. He is believed to have been killed as retribution for the murders of 3 Israeli teenagers in June.

The killings led to clashes between Palestinians and Israeli security forces.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that Israel will not distinguish one terrorist attack from another.

His remarks highlighted his resolve to investigate all cases, and to stop any attempts by Israelis or Palestinians to seek revenge.

However, clashes between Palestinians and Israeli security forces have been spreading across Israel since the boy's funeral on July 4th. A number of cars owned by Israelis were attacked.

Jul. 6, 2014 - Updated 20:03 UTC