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Palestinian Prison Break Could Embolden Terror Groups in West Bank and Gaza

In Palestinian eyes, this is the second time Israel has been humiliated recently

Amos Harel
Amos Harel
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The unbelievable escape of the six security prisoners from Gilboa Prison early Monday morning was received with a tempestuous mix of Palestinian pride, Israeli embarrassment, a strange joy on social media and too many mentions of the movie “The Shawshank Redemption."

But this Hollywood escape, which exposed hair-raising failures on the part of Israel Prison Service, also includes a certain amount of security risk.

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