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Israel Finds Another Hezbollah Tunnel

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Mon, 10 Dec 2018 03:43 GMT

Israeli forces have found another Hezbollah tunnel entering the country from Lebanon. The discovery, which was announced in a statement on 8th December, came not long after Israeli troops opened fire on suspected Lebanese militants who approached the site of Israeli army engineers working to thwart the tunnels.

This is the second such cross-border tunnel that has been found since Israel began an operation this week to find and “neutralise” any tunnels.

According to AP, Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Conricus, an Israeli army spokesman, said that whilst the tunnels do run into Israel, they do not pose an immediate threat to local communities.

Conricus said explosives were placed in the tunnel to prevent any further use of the structure. Conricus added that the Lebanese government was being held responsible by Israel "for the activities and all Hezbollah violations."


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