Nation mourns three Israeli teens
Nation mourns three Israeli teens

Mourners poured over fences and walls and snaked in lines along crowded paths Tuesday as tens of thousands of people from throughout Israel converged on a modest cemetery where three slain teenagers were buried with some of the pomp of a state funeral. Traffic was backed up as buses streamed into the town of Modiin, where Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Shimon Peres and others eulogized the youths in a nationally broadcast ceremony, as the three bodies lay on stretchers, draped in national flags, on a raised platform nearby. “We prayed, each of us alone and all of us together, for a miracle,” Peres said. “Sadly we were hit by the tragedy of their...