Netanyahu held an emergency session with the security cabinet following reports of the kidnapping of 3 yeshiva students. The prime minister spoke with the families and promised to do all in his power to bring them home. Israel: We hold the Palestinian Authority responsible for the wellbeing of the kidnapped








Prime Minister Netanyahu

Prime Minister Netanyahu Reuters

Following suspicions that 3 yeshiva students were kidnapped near Hebron, the prime minister held an emergency session with his security cabinet in Tel Aviv, including the defense minister, minister of interior defense and the heads of both the IDF and Shabak.

Netanyahu spoke with the families of the 3 victims, and reassured them saying that Israel would do all it could to bring their sons home.

Israel is holding the Palestinian Authority responsible for the wellbeing of the victims. Israel is working in concert with Palestinian security forces, seeking to locate the 3 missing students.

The IDF spokesperson’s unit released a statement saying: “Contact was lost with 3 students in Gush Etzion last night. We are working in order to locate them, and are searching the surrounding areas.