המנהרה שנחשפה בשבוע שעבר, צילום: דובר צה”ל
Along the tunnel about 1.5 kilometres from the Gaza Strip into Israel territory. It is a part of the infrastructure of tunnels already disclosed during operation “pillar” in the Gaza Strip
תאריך: 15/10/2013, 09:04
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל
Just days after unveiling a terror tunnel dug from the southern Gaza Strip,
In the Palestinian territory to Israel in the area of Kibbutz ein hashlosha, revealed today (Tuesday) the infrastructure of another tunnel, with a length of 2 kilometers from the Gaza Strip into Israel territory.
It is a part of the infrastructure of tunnels already disclosed during operation “pillar” in the Gaza Strip.
The current tunnel threads found several barrels filled with explosives. IDF engineering forces operating in the sector in order to blow up the tunnel to stop another terrorist infrastructure used by the terrorist organization Hamas.
As noted, the tunnel was discovered last week was at a depth of about 15 meters below the Earth’s surface and about 2 miles long. The tunnel exposed lighting and railways for transporting small trolley apparently designed to move terrorists or abducted soldiers, in speed. Estimates are that the tunnel was built for more than a year.
“The tunnel was built for purposes of terrorism and potential terrorist attack thwarted” trove, said southern command Chief, Maj. Gen. Sami turgeman, after revealing the tunnel last week.
“This terrorist tunnel penetrated Israel territory and thus violates its sovereignty. It is made more serious, you can use these tunnels to harm civilians and soldiers, and this is a flagrant violation of the understandings from pillar, “he said.
Gen. turgeman said that “don’t go through it to the agenda. Continue efforts
Explore the tunnels. This tunnel can be used to attack bomb and bringing terrorists, it’s operational infrastructure that can serve them many opportunities. “
Translated from Hebrew