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Published: Monday, 6/30/2014

Israeli authorities find bodies of kidnapped teens in West Bank, security officials say

ASSOCIATED PRESS

JERUSALEM — Security officials say the Israeli military has discovered the bodies of three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped in the West Bank earlier this month.

They say the bodies were found today near the village of Halhul, near the location where the teens disappeared on June 12.

The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity in exchange for releasing the information ahead of a formal announcement.

The search for the teens has become a national obsession, setting off a frantic manhunt and large crackdown on the Hamas militant group.



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