Netanyahu says Hamas behind abduction of 3 Israeli teens -radio

by Reuters
Sunday, 15 June 2014 08:06 GMT

JERUSALEM, June 15 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday blamed Palestinian militants from the Hamas Islamist group for the abduction of three Israeli teenagers in the occupied West Bank, Army Radio reported.

"They were kidnapped by Hamas people. There will be severe consequences," Netanyahu was quoted by the radio as saying at a cabinet meeting in Tel Aviv. (Reporting by Jeffrey Heller; Editing by Erica Billingham)

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