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February 4, 2016 7:07 am

Egyptian Army Discovers, Destroys Gaza Smuggling Tunnels

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The Egyptian army destroyed two Gaza smuggling tunnels. Photo: Egyptian Army Spokesperson Facebook.

The Egyptian army destroyed two Gaza smuggling tunnels. Photo: Egyptian Army Spokesperson Facebook.

The Egyptian military destroyed tunnels used for the smuggling of contraband into the Gaza Strip, the Saudi-owned pan-Arab outlet Al Arabiya reported on Wednesday.

Brigadier General Mohamed Samir, the spokesperson of the Egyptian Armed Forces, said that two new tunnels were discovered near Rafah, on the Egypt-Gaza border. The tunnels were then destroyed by the Second Field Army’s Border Guard and the military’s Engineer Corps.

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