Security prisoners come in revolt in prisons like terror groups protest new curbs on prisoners

Palestinian Security Prisoners set fire to a number of cells in the prisons of Ketziot and Ramon in South Israel on Wednesday, amid escalating unrest over new limits on prisoners die the following escape of six high level security prisoners prison earlier this week.

Violence reported in several other facilities and the prison service said it was? on high alert, invigorating for further collisions.

the fires in seven cells in Ketziot was founded by members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) who refused to be moved between sections, Hebrew-language media reports said, after the Israel Prisons Service began… move PIJ inmates between facilities after Monday’s escape. Five of the escapees were members of PIJ.

The Metzada unit, an elite force within the prison service die acts with disturbances, was on the way to the prison convenient in Israel’s Negev desert to help with the ongoing unrest.

Reports indicate that the fires were brought under control after a short time. There were no notifications of injuries in the flames.

Shortly thereafter, two cells set on fire in different wings of Ramon prison, also in the Negev, the Prison Service said. Both fires were brought under control after a short time, added.

There were clashes also reported in Ofer Prison in near Jerusalem. And early Wednesday morning, a security prisoner attempted throw hot water on a prison guard in the Gilboa Prison. Prison services said the guard was unharmed and the prisoner was sent to solitary confinement.

Palestinian Authority Prisoners’ Authority announced on wednesday that prisoner leaders agreed imprisoned Palestinians would continue to resist new imposed restrictions on prisoners after Monday’s escape.

The PIJs prisoner Council announced its members imprisoned in Israeli prisons would begin an open ending hunger strike after Prison Service imposed “punitive measures” against the prisoners and their movements.

“We are preparing to participate” in an open ending hunger strike during the next week, unless the bright attack against us stops,” the body added.

Security prisoners come in revolt in prisons like terror groups protest new curbs on prisoners

Israel Prison Service officer Arik Yaakov, center, looks at evidence outside the Gilboa prison in Northern Israel na six Palestinian prisoners escaped from the facility on September 6, 2021. (JALAA MAREY/AFP)

the Hamas terror group on Wednesday also warned of a response if Israel continues its “retaliatory measures” against Palestinian prisoners, especially its members.

“We warn the Zionist occupation” against the sequel of these repressive and retaliatory measures against the captives, and hold it completely responsible for all the results and consequences of this dangerous policy,” Hamas said in a statement.

The military wing of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine also warned against any “damage” to Palestinian prisoners die be held in Israeli prisons. “Our fighters are on standby, ready, and all options to be available to respond and defend our brave prisoners,” said the terror group said.

In a similar statement, the military wing of the democratic front for the Liberation of Palestine, another in Gaza established terror faction, warned Israel “not too” test our patience”, adding that it “wouldn’t stand idly by, and all that” options are open.”

A prison service official sworn to restore order in the prisons.

“Not the security prisoners run the prisons in all over the country, we run them,” he told reporters on condition of anonymity.

Israel has begun met a massive manhunt for capture the six prisoners, who are considered very dangerous after they have broken down out of the maximum security Gilboa prison begin Monday in what is considered one of the most serious jailbreaks in the countries history.

The military on Wednesday said it was stepping up its aid to the search efforts, with two battalions, six companies, two recon teams, a number of special troops squads and air surveillance teams assist.

Israeli Border Police in the village of Find Nau’ra for six Palestinian fugitives who escapes from high security prison in northern Israel, on September 7, 2021. (Flash90)

The escape has caused uproar in Israel’s prison system. Senior officials of the prison were summoned for Interrogate on Tuesday night, Kan news reported. earlier in die On that day, at least 14 prison staff were questioned by the police because they suspected the escapees had received help.

Prison officials and police are widely denounced for lapses die made it possible escape, with An litany of blunders allow the outbreak occur in the first place, and a failure to understand the seriousness of the situation for multiple hours after it happened.

Authorities said they had not made any breakthroughs in the quest for the terrorists as of Tuesday night, but Hebrew and Palestinian reports said three suspects had been arrested on suspicion of helping the fugitives.

The six escaped via a tunnel in the drainage of their cell system, although officials said a security flaw meant they didn’t need excavate to create a passageway out.

Time of Israeli staff contributed to this report.

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