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IDF says it foiled Hamas attack tunnel with two branches along northern Gaza border

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The Israel Defense Forces on Monday revealed it recently discovered and “foiled” a tunnel dug by the Hamas terror group in the northern Gaza Strip that crossed into Israeli territory though it did not manage to penetrate Israel’s border barrier.

According to the IDF, the “terror tunnel,” which had two exits, did not pose a danger to Israeli towns along the border, as Israel has a high-tech underground wall protecting its southern towns against the one-time threat posed by Gazan attack tunnels. The underground barrier runs near the overground border, inside Israeli territory.

The IDF said it had located the tunnel as part of a “constant and ongoing effort to locate terror tunnels and neutralize them.”

“This is an attack tunnel with two branches, which crossed........

© The Times of Israel

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