Thousands attend funeral for murdered teenage girl

Yara Ayoub, 16, who was found dead on Monday, five days after she went missing, is buried in her northern Israel village of Jish.

Thousands are attending her funeral, the Ynet news website reports.

Police identified the primary suspect in the murder as a 28-year-old man from the village of some 3,000. He also faces charges of kidnapping and obstruction of the investigation. The second suspect, 54, is believed to have aided the first after the crime was committed.

Murdered teenager Yara Ayoub. (Israel Police)

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