Search for kidnapped boys enters fifth day, IDF arrests 41 in night operation

A thousand soldiers launch raids in Nablus's Balata and Awarta areas as operation to retrieve missing teens further expands.

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June 17, 2014 07:59
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IDF Soldiers continue West Bank search for kidnapped boys. (photo credit: IDF SPOKESMAN'S OFFICE)

 
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The IDF arrested some 40 Palestinian suspects, most of them Hamas members, in Nablus overnight Tuesday, expanding its operation to retrieve three abducted Israelis northwards from its epicenter in Hebron.

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On the fifth day of Operation Brothers's Keeper, a thousand soldiers launched raids in Nablus's Balata and Awarta areas. A total of 200 suspects have been arrested since the start of the operation.

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