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.
They likely hoped to hide there for a few days before contacting their friends and relatives in the West Bank in order to comfortably flee to the Palestinian Authority and find a supply of food and weapons.
Their plan was unsuccessful for various reasons, with the main being the reluctance of the Arab sector in the north to volunteer as their escape accomplices.
The rest of the details will probably become clear later, but there is no doubt that technology also played an important role in locating and apprehending the prisoners. Read More