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        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.