Watch: Masada unit storms Nafha Prison

After receiving intelligence of a planned attack from prison, the Matzada unit rushed to the scene.

Yoni Kempinski ,

Screenshot from Nafha Prison
Screenshot from Nafha Prison

Security forces and members of the "Masada" special forces unit stormed into Nafha Prison this week, after receiving intelligence that Hamas terrorists held there were planning an attack from within the Negev prison. The Masada unit, a subset of the Israel Prison Services, specializes in the use of non-lethal methods for extraction and and riot-control.

The terrorists have been transferred and divided between several prisons in Israel. Similarly, all terrorists in the Eshel Prison have been transferred to the Ohalei Keidar Detention Center.

When security swept the area, they found communication devices, and other intelligence materials.