Man 'arrested' in connection with killings of Israeli teens

Israeli forces have arrested a young Palestinian man in connection with the abduction and killing of three teenagers in Jerusalem, according to local reports.

A picture of Naftali Frenkel, Gilad Shaar and Eyal Yifrach. Credit: Reuters

The arrest was reportedly made shortly after midnight in Hebron in connection with the killings of Eyal Yifrach, Gilad Shaar and Naftali Frenkel.

The three youngsters went missing on June 12 - sparking a huge military operation - and their bodies were found 18 days later by Israeli soldiers.

Israel has accused Hamas of being behind the killings, a claim the group denies.

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Israeli police arrests six suspects over Palestinian teen killing

Six people have been arrested by Israeli police in connection with the murder of a Palestinian teenager, AFP reports. The death of Mohammed Abu Khudair, 16, followed the abduction and murder of three young Israelis.