10 prisoners escaped from a jail in the Lebanese southern city of Sidon on Wednesday evening. Security forces arrested 5 of them shortly after the escape.
The prisoners escaped from the New Saida al-Hisbah police station.
Reportedly, several of the escaped prisoners entered the Palestinian camp of Ain al-Hilweh. Security services were communicating and negotiating with Palestinian officials to hand over the fugitives.
The Ain al-Hilweh is one of the many Palestinian camps in Lebanon where the Lebanese authorities don’t have jurisdiction.
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