NAZARETH -Israeli forces on Saturday captured two more of the six Palestinian fighters who made a dramatic escape from a maximum security Israeli jail this week, a police spokesperson said.
The two men were found hiding in a truck parking lot in an Arab village in northern Israel, near the city of Nazareth, where two other escapees were captured hours earlier.
Their Hollywood-style prison break on Monday, through a hole in their prison cell floor, delighted Palestinians and embarrassed Israel.
Footage distributed by Israel Police showed officers leading the two men, blindfolded and handcuffed, into a police vehicle as a manhunt for two more inmates that are still at large continued.
Israeli officials have pledged a thorough investigation into apparent security lapses that allowed their escape.
Across the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, Palestinians have protested in support of the men, seeing them as heroes in their struggle for statehood in territory Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war.