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  Shvat 4, 5773 , 15/01/13

IDF Discovers Attack-Tunnel Shaft in Israeli Territory

The Israel Defense Forces announced, Tuesday morning that it is examining the shaft of a tunnel which was found by an IDF unit, Monday afternoon, in Israeli territory, next to the security fence separating southern Gaza from the rest of the western Negev. The IDF said the investigation will include determining when the tunnel was built and that it took the discovery seriously, explaining that the presence of the tunnel "constitutes an attempt to carry out terror activity against civilians and security forces in Israeli territory."

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