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Israel identifies suspects in teens' abduction

Israeli officials released the names of two Hamas members suspected of involvement in the abduction of three Israeli teens in mid-June. Hamas has maintained it had nothing to do with the teens' disappearance.
By JC Finley   |   June 27, 2014 at 12:57 PM   |   Comments

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TEL AVIV, Israel, June 27 (UPI) -- Israel has identified two Palestinian men suspected in the abduction of three Israeli teenagers.

Israel's domestic security agency said that the two suspects, Marwan Kawasma and Amer Abu Aysha, are members of the Islamist militant group Hamas. Both have prior arrest records.

Hamas maintains it was not involved in the abduction.

The three teens, identified by Israeli Defense Forces as Gilad Shaar, 16; Naftali Frenkel, 16; and Eyal Yifrach, 19, disappeared late June 12 or June 13.

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