Prisoners find snake in Negev jail canteen
Published Thursday 19/09/2013 (updated) 20/09/2013 22:50
RAMALLAH (Ma’an) – Palestinian prisoners held in Israel’s Negev prison say they found a snake in the canteen where they buy some of their food products, the Palestinian Authority said Thursday.
A statement by the ministry of prisoners’ affairs quoted detainee Amjad Abu Latifa as saying that when some prisoners went to buy food, a yellow snake 120 cm long surprised them.
He added that prisoners notified the wardens who caught the snake.
The ministry highlighted that many snakes in the Negev are known to be dangerous.