Netanyahu Tours Gaza Border, Visits Hamas Tunnel

Israeli PM Benyamin Netanyahu visits the Fence at south of Israel 11/10/2012
Mishe Milner/GPO

Ynetnews reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu toured the Gaza border on Tuesday, his first visit to the area since the discovery a few weeks ago of a new Hamas tunnel burrowing into Israeli territory.

The prime minister, who was accompanied by Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon, IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot, GOC Southern Command Eyal Zamir, and the Gaza Division commander, was briefed about the tunnel and the other threats Israel faces from the Gaza Strip.

After their tour of the border and a visit to the tunnel entry, Netanyahu and the senior defense officials convened for a meeting at the Gaza Division.

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