Officials: Israel finds bodies of kidnapped teens

Officials: Israel finds bodies of kidnapped teens

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by ASSOCIATED PRESS

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Posted on June 30, 2014 at 1:12 PM

Updated Monday, Jun 30 at 1:12 PM

JERUSALEM (AP) - 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 Monday 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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