Monday, June 30, 2014

The Bodies Of Three Israeli Teenagers Who Were Kidnapped Last Month In The West Bank Have Been Found

Missing Israeli teenagers Naftali Frenkel, Gilad Shaar and Eyal Yifrach.IDF

Bodies Of Three Missing Israeli Teens Found Near Hebron, Source Says -- ABC News

The bodies of three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped in the West Bank earlier this month have been found north of the city of Hebron, a source confirmed to ABC News today.

Hamas, the Palestinian militant group accused by Israel of taking the boys, has denied kidnapping the teens, though senior Israeli and Palestinian officials agree that the abductors were likely tied to -- or part of -- Hamas but operating without orders from the organization's leadership.

One of the teens, 16-year-old Naftali Frenkel, had dual U.S.-Israeli citizenship and his family is from Brooklyn, N.Y. The two others were Gilad Shaar and Eyal Yifrach.

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Update: Israel: Fears that Bodies of Three Kidnapped Teenage Settlers Found near Hebron -- IBTimes

My Comment: There is going to be blow-back .... again.


Unknown said...

This is devastating news

phill said...

I imagine the Israeli response isn't going to be small.