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Wednesday, 4 October, 2000, 15:01 GMT 16:01 UK
In pictures: Tensions run high
As Israeli and Palestinian leaders attempted to broker an end to the deadly violence of the past week, there were tense scenes out on the streets of the West Bank and Gaza.

Body of Mahmud Alamwasi
In the West Bank town of Ramallah, the body of Mahmud Alamwasi, shot dead by Israeli snipers, is carried out of the mosque.

Palestinian police march through Ramallah
Palestinian police carrying AK-47s march through Ramallah as Mahmud is laid to rest.

Palestinian man fires gun
A Palestinian man fires an automatic weapon during the funeral ceremony. Two more Palestinians died in clashes on Wednesday.

Palestinian boy takes cover
In Gaza, a boy shelters from sniper fire in Netzarim. Palestinians were throwing stones at Israeli armoured checkpoint there.

Palestinians throw stones in east Jerusalem
Masked Palestinians were also throwing stones in the Arab neighborhood of Jabel Mukaber in east Jerusalem.

Palestinian protesters
Palestinian protesters run away from a carload of undercover security forces in Jabel Mukaber.

Undercover security forces detain Palestinian
At least one of the Palestinians did not get away - this man was detained by the undercover security forces.
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