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August 2, 2014 9:54 pm

Israel Begins Withdrawal of Troops From Gaza; Will Complete Destruction of Tunnels Sunday

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An Israeli soldier directing deployment of troops on Gaza's border. Photo:IDF.

Jerusalem Post – The IDF has destroyed Hamas’s flagship terrorism project; its network of cross-border tunnels that snuck under the border into Israel. The military also began to pull its forces out of the Gaza Strip on Saturday evening.

Hamas has spent five years preparing this strategic threat; the IDF wrecked 31 tunnels in two weeks. By Sunday, all of the tunnels the IDF knew about, or discovered during the offensive, will be destroyed. A few tunnels that Israel doesn’t know about may remain intact.

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