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May 18, 2015 9:34 am

Israeli Knesset Member Says Hamas Rebuilding Tunnels, Calls on IDF to Take Action

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An Israeli soldier uncovers a Hamas terror tunnel during last summer's Gaza war. Israeli MK Bar-Lev claims Hamas is rebuilding the terror tunnels. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Ynet – Now nearly one year after the conclusion of Operation Protective Edge, Hamas has resumed digging tunnels along the Gaza border, according to Zionist Union MK Omer Bar-Lev, a member of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee. Furthermore, Bar-Lev claimed on Sunday evening that at least one new tunnel may have crossed under the border fence into Israeli territory.

“If I were defense minister, I would order the IDF to take action tonight to destroy the new tunnels,” said Bar-Lev at an Israel Bar Association conference during which he also denounced the leadership of Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as “hesitant.”

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