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IDF Destroys Hamas Terror Tunnel near Israeli Border

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The Times of Israel reports: The Israeli military said Saturday night that it destroyed a Hamas tunnel mere meters away from Israeli territory, hitting the underground structure with a number of airstrikes.

This was the ninth Gaza tunnel destroyed by Israel since October 30, five of which crossed the border into Israeli territory, the rest inside the coastal enclave. The IDF said the Hamas “attack tunnel” destroyed in Israeli Air Force strikes on Saturday night ran by the Erez pedestrian crossing and was meters away from reaching into Israeli territory.

“Hamas continues to pour vast resources into building tunnels and thwarts humanitarian efforts that allow Israel and other countries to help Gaza residents, instead of investing in developing the Strip,” the IDF said in a statement Saturday.

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