Photo: IDF Spokesperson
A Hamas tunnel from Gaza
Photo: IDF Spokesperson

Two Hamas militants killed in tunnel collapse

In a statement issued Wednesday, the terror group ruling the Gaza Strip said that two of its members were killed when a tunnel they were in, leading from Gaza to Israel, collapsed on them.

Two Hamas terrorists were killed while working on an attack tunnel intended for an infiltration from Gaza into Israel collapsed in the territory near the border with Israel, according to a statement issued by the group.



Gaza's Health Ministry said another Palestinian was injured in the incident. Hamas said they were working in a "resistance tunnel."

A Hamas tunnel leading from Gaza (Photo: IDF Spokesperson's Unit) (Photo: IDF Spokesperson)
A Hamas tunnel leading from Gaza (Photo: IDF Spokesperson's Unit)


Hamas is currently trying to rebuild its vast underground tunnel network that was decimated in the 2014 war in Gaza between Hamas and Israel. More than a dozen have reportedly died during the last year.


Hamas overtook Gaza by force in 2007 after routing troops loyal to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and has since fought three wars with Israel.


פרסום ראשון: 12.07.16, 23:47
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