Ramallah, ALRAY - The Israeli prison administration transferred Palestinian detainee Mahran Ayyad to Al-Ramla prison clinic, the Commission of Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs said Sunday.
In a press statement, the Commission added that Ayyad, 35, had undergone a heart surgery a few days ago in “Soroka” hospital after his condition suddenly deteriorated.
Ayyad, who has been imprisoned since 2009 and was sentenced to 15 years and a half in jail, had not been suffering from any health problems, the Commission pointed out.
According to Palestinian figures, over 4,500 Palestinians, including 40 women and 170 children, are currently languishing in Israeli detention jails.
At least 700 of the prisoners suffer from chronic illnesses and require regular medical care, 10 of them are suffering from different types of cancer.