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Sunday, 1 October, 2000, 05:15 GMT 06:15 UK
In pictures: Battle for Jerusalem
At least 15 Palestinians have been killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers as violent demonstrations swept across the West Bank and Gaza Strip for the third successive day. More than 500 others were injured.

One Palestinian activist said the battle for Jerusalem had begun.


Palestinians have been holding funerals for those killed in earlier clashes
Palestinians have been holding funerals for those killed in earlier clashes

Violence soon erupted as youths confronted Israeli security forces
Violence soon erupted as youths confronted Israeli security forces

The Palestinians used slingshots to hurl stones
The Palestinians used slingshots to hurl stones

The Israeli forces hit back, firing live ammunition
The Israeli forces hit back, firing live ammunition

Palestinian carrying wounded child
The toll was inevitably severe

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