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  2/24/2014, Adar 24, 5774

Egypt Destroys 8 Tunnels in Rafah


An Egyptian military spokesman announced, Sunday evening, that the army destroyed eight tunnels used for smuggling along the border with Gaza at Rafah. Since the start of the Cairo government's campaign against terrorists in northern Sinai, 2,927 tunnels have been destroyed.

Egypt has created a 13-kilometer wide, kilometer deep buffer zone along the border in an effort to prevent smuggling and infiltration.