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December 12, 2012 8:03 am

Gaza’s Tunnel Smugglers are Back in Business

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Smuggling Tunnel, Rafah, Gaza Strip. Photo: wiki commons.

AP – RAFAH, Gaza Strip — Rafah’s biggest industry is back in business: Gazans are rebuilding the network of underground smuggling tunnels crisscrossing the Egyptian border that were pummeled in a recent Israeli offensive, restoring the illicit conduit for consumer goods and weapons so crucial to Hamas rule.

The 12-kilometer (eight-mile) slice of land at the Gaza Strip’s southern tip is humming around the clock with workers carting in cement, bricks, gravel and scaffolding. The quick rebound has raised questions about how much damage Israel inflicted on the tunnels during last month’s eight-day air offensive.

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