News Briefs

  3/18/2013, Nisan 7, 5773

Egypt Shuts Down 60 Gaza Smuggling Tunnels

A source in the Egyptian army said, Sunday evening, that military engineers succeeded in shutting down more than 60 tunnels used for smuggling between the Sinai Peninsula and Hamas-controlled Gaza.

The source told a local newspaper that dozens of the tunnels were flooded with water and will not be usable again.