Tunnel of terror: third disclosed last year.

המנהרה שנחשפה בשבוע שעבר, צילום: דובר צה”ל

Terror tunnels are used by terrorist organizations for making “shelf” attacks including the kidnapping to soldiers and civilians, in a manner similar to the kidnapping of Shalit

תאריך: 13/10/2013, 18:01    
מחבר: נעם ויטמן, אתר צה”ל

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The tunnel that was discovered last week is only the third detected last year.

In January, thanks to rains, PIR of offensive tunnel by IDF force was operational to the perimeter fence. The tunnel was discovered about 150 meters from the fence, in the settlement of NIR-oz. The tunnel found last week lasted for two kilometers.

A week before leaving for pillar a powerful IED exploded near an IDF force
On the task of repairing the fence between Gaza and Israel. The source of the explosion was a tunnel by explosion near Kibbutz nirim. The depth of the tunnel was about four meters wide and four meters high.

Two years ago this week released an IDF soldier Gilad Shalit רס”ל, who was kidnapped by a terrorist like tunnel. Hamas terrorists abducted Shalit through a tunnel dug about 100 yards from the border of the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory, near the Kerem Shalom crossing. Hosted by an attack, kidnapped Shalit in the Gaza Strip.

Translated from Hebrew

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