Tunnel vision: Israeli forces destroy Hamas's vital underground infrastructure

Posted on AllSides November 24th, 2023
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Middle East, Israel, Hamas
Victor R. Caivano/AP

The Israeli military said it has destroyed about 400 tunnel shafts that serve as entryways into Hamas's significant underground infrastructure ahead of the temporary ceasefire.

Hamas has hundreds of miles of tunnels underneath densely populated areas of Gaza that Israeli officials refer to as a "metro," and it uses these underground structures to smuggle weapons, evade Israeli forces, and attack Israeli forces through its guerrilla warfare tactics.

"IDF forces continue fighting in the Gaza Strip. So far, the forces have uncovered and destroyed about 400 tunnel shafts. The fighters of the Yalam unit take...

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