Israel launches manhunt for six Palestinians after rare prison break

Israel launched a massive manhunt in the country’s north and the occupied West Bank early on Monday after six Palestinian prisoners tunnelled out of their cell and escaped from a high-security facility in the biggest prison break of its kind in decades.The escape marks an embarrassing security breach just ahead of the Jewish New Year, when Israelis flock to the north to enjoy beaches, campsites and the Sea of Galilee. The prisoners appear to have gone into hiding and there was no indication…