Report: Attempt to kidnap Israeli soldier in northern Israel
Published Sunday 16/03/2014 14:54
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- An Israeli soldier said that three unknown assailants tried to kidnap him near the Hamra junction in northern Israel, Israeli media said.
Israeli news website Ynet reported that the soldier, who was from the Druze village of Beit Jann, said that he was attacked in the Lower Galilee but managed to evade capture by assailants.
The attempted kidnapping reportedly took place between Dier Hana and Maghar, as the soldier was traveling en route to the Golani junction.
Tiberias police had set up checkpoints throughout the area to search for the assailants, Ynet reported.