Prison guard thwarts security prisoners' escape

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July 6, 2006 09:29

 
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An alert security guard at the Damun prison near Karmiel thwarted an escape attempt Wednesday night, Army Radio reported on Thursday. Two Fatah security prisoners - one from the Balata refugee camp, jailed for shooting at IDF forces, and one from Kalkilya, accused of planting an explosive device - were apprehended while attempting to break through the prison wall with a pipe. Prison authorities reported that the two had admitted during questioning that they planned to escape.

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