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Six Palestinians Escape Israeli Prison By Digging Tunnel To Freedom

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Six Palestinians Escape Israeli Prison By Digging Tunnel To Freedom

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On September 6th, a manhunt is underway morning after six high-risk security prisoners escaped from Gilboa Prison in the West Bank.

“Overnight, we received a number of reports about suspicious figures in agricultural fields and from the prison service, which discovered very quickly that prisoners were missing from their cells and that six escaped,” national police spokesman Eli Levy said.

The reports said five of the prisoners belonged to the Islamic Jihad movement and one was a former commander of an armed group affiliated with the mainstream Fatah party.

Officials are concerned that the six will try to carry out attacks or escape Israel. Three of them have previously been found to present a high flight risk.

The prisoners include Palestinians who previously carried out attacks against Israel.

Amongst the fugitives is Zakaria Zabidi, the former leader of Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigade, who is allegedly responsible for a 2002 attack at a Likud party branch which killed six people.

Prison officials surmise that the six escaped via a tunnel leading outside the prison walls that they had managed to dig over the past few months.

The Shin Bet (Israel’s security service) reported the inmates coordinated with collaborators outside the prison using a smuggled cellphone and had an escape car waiting for them.

The prison guards didn’t notice the escape operation. The escapees were noticed by local farmers who notified authorities.

An investigation into the incident is underway, said the Prisons Service. An official from the Israel Prison Service described the breach as “a major security and intelligence failure.”

In a statement made shortly after the event the Islamic Jihad called the escape “heroic” and added that it will “shock the Israeli defense system.”

Hamas spokesperson Fawzi Barhoum praised the fugitives saying “the escape proves the bravery of these prisoners, achieving freedom despite such strict security measures. It’s a heroic and impressive action.”

Since the beginning of the manhunt, the IDF has set up roadblocks in the West Bank in an attempt to stop the prisoners from escaping into Jordan.

Police officers and Shin Bet personnel, as well as soldiers have been deployed to search for the escapees.

Israel Prison Service is preparing to evacuate the remaining prisoners, around 400 people, and dispersing them among other prisons in order to investigate the escape.

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World_Eye

NICE NICE, it’s called The Shawshank Redemption!

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Dadude Frumcheers

truly amazing great work!!!!

Alexandre Moumbaris

My heartfelt congratulatons.to the Palestinian prisonners. Their feat reminds mer me of our escape from the South African prison or the Apmatheid régiem on the 11th of December 1979.

L du Plessis

Who dares wins.

BLT

Big shout out to these Palestinian freedom fighters.

These are brave men of conviction. Such men no longer exist in the West or in Israel. It is exactly this spirit that the West hates and tries to destroy with its suffocating narcissistic feminist ideology.

It is the spirit of such men who pave the way for the emancipation and liberation of their people. It is why the sun is rising in Palestine and in the lands of Hezbollah, Iran and Afghanistan.

The death of this spirit is why the shadows have grown long in Israel and the West. It is why night will fall there soon.

Cromwell

The great escape,good job Boys.
https://youtu.be/MbsuAbTTsV8?t=3

Faisal al Al-Mahdi

Glory to God,
The zionist demonic people do plot, but God the almighty is the best of planners.
God bless the brave heroic resistance leaders who escaped the devils grip, God bless the steadfast people of Palestine.
All who love and obey God must declare and support the liberation of Palestine.
The time has come. Imam Mahdi is here , (AS)

farbat

palestinians are cowards and very primitive. we must teach those mongos how to fight against the jewish trash

Mike

Yeah the broke out under your noses, go back to posting fake job scam spam there mossad.

Mike

Congratulations they deserve and won their freedom.

yo666

they did it with a spoon!

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