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Ketziot prisoner pulls out blade day after Hamas inmates stab two guards

Ketziot prisoner pulls out blade day after Hamas inmates stab two guards

Two Hamas inmates stabbed two Israeli guards in Keziot prison on Sunday evening. By JERUSALEM POST STAFF March 25, 2019 18:20 1 minute read. Palestinian prisoners wait to be released from Ketziot prison, southern Israel, October 1, 2007. (photo credit: RONEN ZVULUN / REUTERS) X Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading…


Two Hamas inmates stabbed two Israeli guards in Keziot prison on Sunday evening.

ByJERUSALEM POST STAFF

March 25, 2019 18:20





1 minute read.

Palestinian prisoners wait to be released from Ketziot prison, southern Israel, October 1, 2007

Palestinian prisoners wait to be released from Ketziot prison, southern Israel, October 1, 2007.
(photo credit: RONEN ZVULUN / REUTERS)

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A prisoner tried to stab a guard with a blade atKetziot prison on Monday, where two guards were stabbed by Hamas inmates on Sunday evening,the Prison Authority spokesperson reported.

The guards took control of the blade and prevented any injury.

Of the two stabbed guards, one was evacuated in critical condition to the Soroka University Medical Center in Beersheba by helicopter. His condition is now stable, and he was able to speak on the phone with his family. The second guard was treated for mild injuries.

The Soroka hospital stated that there were 14 people injured in the incident, of whom seven are still hospitalized: The two prison guards and five inmates – two severely injured, one moderately injured and two lightly injured.

Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan, who oversees the Israel Police and Prison Services, commented that “We will continue to fight terrorism within the prison system and fight to prevent the direction of terrorist attacks on Israeli citizens from within the prisons.”

“I wish for a speedy recovery for the Israel Prison Service guards who were wounded, and stand by the [IPS] guards, who act resolutely when facing terrorists,” he added.

The prison, called Ancar 3 by Palestinians and located near the Israeli border with Egypt, is under full Israeli control.

Alon Hochman/Maariv contributed to this report.

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