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Published: Saturday June 14, 2014 MYT 5:00:18 PM
Updated: Saturday June 14, 2014 MYT 5:01:54 PM

Israel reinforcing West Bank troops to search for three teens

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel is significantly reinforcing its troop deployment in the occupied West Bank to search for three Israeli teenagers who it believes were abducted by Palestinians, a military source said on Saturday.

The reinforcements would include a paratrooper brigade, the source said on Saturday, adding that Israel did not know exactly who might be holding the three, who were seized on Thursday, or whether they were alive.

(Writing by Dan Williams; Editing by Mark Heinrich)

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