Tuesday, October 23, 2007
Palestinians Riot in ISrael Jail
At a prison in the Negev desert in southern Israel, hundreds of Palestinian prisoners have clashed with Israeli guards. Israeli officials said fifteen Palestinians and 15 guards were hurt. The Israeli authorities say the riot started during a routine search but the Palestinian Authority said it was unacceptable practices at the jail. More than 2,000 Palestinians are held in Ketziot Prison. At one point, some of the camp was on fire as prisoners battled with their guards.