Archive: 6/22/2014
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  6/22/2014, Sivan 24, 5774

IDF Operating on Assumption Abducted Teens Still Alive


Spokesman Motti Almoz of the Israel Defense Forces told reporters, Sunday afternoon, that the IDF is conducting the search for Eyal Yifrah, Naftali Frenkel and Gil-Ad Sha'er under the assumption that the three yeshiva students, abducted more than a week ago, are still alive. He said that security forces and the political echelon are doing the utmost to bring them back safely.

The brigadier general said the military is on alert on the potential trouble spots of the Syrian, Lebanese and Gaza borders, calling Sunday's fatal explosion in the Golan Heights a serious incident. He said the military is considering its next steps beyond the immediate fire that was returned on Syrian positions.

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