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Israeli, Palestinian leaders condemn violence as riots grip Jerusalem

Wednesday, July 02, 2014 - 01:31

Tensions boil over after murders of Israeli teens and a Palestinian youth. Rudi Bakhtiar reports

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Tensions rise in Jerusalem after a Palestinian youth was found dead in what many fear is a revenge attack for the recent abductions and deaths of three Israeli teenagers This, as Israeli police release a recording of an emergency call believed to have been made by one of the abducted Israeli teens... NATS PHONE CALL Then gun shots and a loud voice in Arabic saying, "we got three." NATS PHONE CALL The escalation in violence has both Israeli and Palestinian leaders calling for restraint... Mark Regev is a spokesman for the Israeli government. SOUNDBITE (English) MARK REGEV, ISRAELI GOVERNMENT SPOKESMAN SAYING: "Prime Minister Netanyahu has instructed to conduct an investigation to get to the truth of this matter as soon as possible. He also called upon everyone to not take the law into their own hands." Nabil Abu Rdeineh is a spokesman for the Palestinian Authority. SOUNDBITE (English) NABIL ABU RDEINEH, SAYING: "We condemn the kidnapping of the settlers and the killing of Palestinian young man in cold blood and we hold the Israeli government responsible." On Tuesday, the three Israeli teenagers were laid to rest at a funeral attended by thousands of mourners.

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Israeli, Palestinian leaders condemn violence as riots grip Jerusalem

Wednesday, July 02, 2014 - 01:31