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  7/17/2014, Tammuz 19, 5774

IDF Going After the Tunnels


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon ordered the Israel Defense Forces to start a ground operation, Thursday evening to deal with terror tunnels of the type involved in the predawn incursion by Hamas terrorists.

The orders were approved by the cabinet after Israel accepted an Egyptian proposal for a cease fire and Hamas rejected it by continuing to fire rockets at Israeli cities. The Prime Minister's Office also noted terrorist missile fire during the midday "humanitarian truce".

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