14 Aksa prisoners back behind bars

Escapees turn themselves in after negotiations with Palestinian security forces; Israel slams PA.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 22, 2008 12:29
14 Aksa prisoners back behind bars

Palestinian prisoner 22. (photo credit: AP)

 
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Fourteen Aksa Martyrs Brigades terror operatives gave themselves up to the Palestinian Authority Friday after escaping from a Nablus prison the previous day. Palestinian officials said that the inmates surrendered after negotiations with Palestinian security forces. The prisoners, who are wanted by the IDF, said Thursday they had escaped "to protest the prison administration not living up to agreements" with them. Israeli officials said the escape demonstrated the PA's inability to fight terror. Meanwhile, IDF troops arrested ten Palestinian fugitives in overnight operations in the West Bank. The detainees were transferred to security forces for interrogation.

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