Escaped Palestinian prisoners mistakenly hoped for help from Arab Israelis


YNet News: The relatively quick arrest of four of the six Palestinian prisoners who made a dramatic escape from Gilboa Prison earlier this week indicates their plans were not as sophisticated as security officials initially estimated.

They also probably did not receive significant assistance from accomplices outside of prison. 

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The fugitives’ plan was probably based on the assumption that they would find short-term shelter in Arab communities near Gilboa in northern Israel.