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In pictures: Hamas funeral
Body is carried to the mosque prior to burial
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As many as 100,000 Palestinians thronged the streets of Gaza to mourn assassinated Hamas leader Abu Shanab
Mourners march through Gaza
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Gaza residents said it was the biggest funeral they had seen since the start of the Palestinian uprising
Praying around the bodies of Abu Shanab, centre, and his bodyguards Momen Baroud, left, and Hani Abu-Amrain
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Grief was mixed with anger as mourners called for revenge and shots rang out across the city
At the Ein el-Hilweh refugee camp near the southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon
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Palestinians in Lebanon held their own demonstration by dressing as suicide bombers and burning Israeli and US flags
Palestinians dressed as Hamas suicide bombers strapped with fake explosives and carrying the Quran in Lebanon's Ein el-Hilweh camp
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The Israeli strike followed a Palestinian suicide bomb attack on a bus in Jerusalem, which killed 20 Israelis
Hamas spokesman Abed al-Aziz al-Rantissi surrounded by bodyguards at the funeral
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Israel says it will target other Hamas leaders, such as Abdel Aziz al-Rantissi who survived an attempt on his life in June
Sheikh Yassin
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Hamas, whose spiritual leader Sheikh Yassin attended the funeral, has called off its ceasefire and pledged revenge
Members of the al-Aqsa Brigades, the armed wing  linked to Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's Fatah movement, march at the funeral
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Other militant groups - such as the al-Aqsa brigades - also attended the funeral
Palestinian security guards watch as an Israeli bulldozer sets up roadblocks
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Meanwhile, Israel has reimposed a roadblock on Gaza's main highway and stepped up its hunt for suspected militants
Israeli soldier studies a map in Elei Sinai, north of the Gaza Strip
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The upsurge in violence on both sides puts the fragile US-backed roadmap to peace in jeopardy

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