[Saturday, January 18, 2014] Israel will return the remains of 36 Palestinians currently held in Israeli ‘numbered graves’, a Palestinian committee spokesman told Ma’an News Agency.The remains of one Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in 2002, Majdi Abd al-Jawad Khanfar, will be returned on Sunday at 8 p.m to the Taybeh checkpoint near Tulkarem, Salim Khillah, a spokesman for a committee to retrieve Palestinian remains from Israeli custody, said.

A military funeral will be held in Khanfar’s home village of Silat al-Dhahir, he added.

Khanfar was killed on March 30, 2002 after he and another member of Fatah’s military wing attacked an Israeli checkpoint in the West Bank, killing an Israeli soldier.