The Jerusalem Post reports:
A top Hamas official said on Friday that the Islamist movement’s military wing discovered sensors, cameras, and other surveillance equipment in one of its tunnels underneath the Gaza Strip.
Ismail Haniyeh, the former head of the Hamas-run government in Gaza and the current deputy political bureau chief, said that the gadgets found by the Izzadin al-Kassam brigades were planted there in an effort to discover more tunnels.
Earlier this month, a Hamas operative was killed in a tunnel collapse in southern Gaza’s Khan Younis region, according to Palestinian sources.
A Gaza health ministry spokesman confirmed the reports, saying Marwan Marouf, 27, a fighter in Hamas’ Izzadin al-Kassam Brigades, was killed in the tunnel collapse.
There were no immediate reports of additional casualties in the collapse.
The incident marked the fourth Gaza tunnel collapse in recent weeks.
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