Israeli leader blames Hamas for 3 missing

Army arrests 80 in hunt for teenagers

Posted: June 16, 2014 at 3:30 a.m.

Israeli soldiers take positions during a military operation searching for three missing teenagers near the West Bank city of Hebron on Sunday.

JERUSALEM -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday blamed the militant Palestinian movement Hamas for the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers, as Israel's military closed off part of the southern West Bank after arresting 80 people overnight.

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