IDF uncovers Gaza ‘terror tunnel’ dug into Israeli territory

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By Judah Ari Gross.. In first since 2014 war, army says Hamas burrowed in from the southern Strip in order to attack civilians near the border. Security forces discovered a “terror tunnel” inside Israeli territory coming out of the southern Gaza Strip just over a week and a half ago, the Israel Defense Forces revealed on Monday morning (October 30, 2107). [Photo top right: Gaza tunnel. Photo credit: Times of Israel].  The concrete-lined tunnel has since been “neutralized,” an army spokesperson said, but would not elaborate on whether it was destroyed or merely sealed off. Its exact location is still being under wraps by the military censor, though it does not appear that the tunnel led directly into Holit or Sufa, the Israeli communities closest to the southern Gaza Strip. The IDF has identified the Hamas terror organization as the group behind the tunnel’s construction and maintains it was dug “in order to carry out attacks against civilians,” a spokesperson said, though he would not discuss what specific intelligence led to that finding. Read the full story.

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