Friday, 22 June 2018 11:33 GMT

Israeli Prisoner Killed After Shooting 3 Guards

(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Israeli police on Sunday shot dead a prisoner who barricaded himself inside a jail outside Tel Aviv after shooting and wounding three security guards, according to Israeli reports.

Haaretz newspaper reported that police opened fire after the prisoner, who was serving a life sentence for killing a friend in the United States, refused to give himself in and remained barricaded for several hours inside the Rimonim Prison on the southeastern outskirts of Tel Aviv,

The prisoner, holding the dual American and Israeli nationality, had fled to Israel to avoid trial in the United States on murder charges, Haaretz sai

Police said they did not know where he got his weapon to shoot the prison guards, according to the dail

The daily, citing medical sources, reported that two of the policemen were in a serious condition in hospital and one was lightly injure

Israeli Prisoner Killed After Shooting 3 Guards

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