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14 militants escape West Bank prison

world Updated: Feb 21, 2008 23:33 IST

Fourteen Palestinian militants escaped from a West Bank prison on Thursday after spending one month behind bars, a Palestinian security source said.

The men were all members of the Al-Asqa Martyrs Brigades, an armed group loosely linked to the Fatah movement led by Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas.

The circumstances of the jail break were not immediately known.