The Israeli military is working to detect and destroy attack tunnels that Hezbollah has dug from Lebanon into Israeli territory — all part of Operation Northern Shield. And now, The Times of Israel's Judah Ari Gross shares this video and story, of an IDF robot detecting and scaring off a terrorist inside one of the discovered terror tunnels:
Hezbollah operatives were working inside a cross-border tunnel when it was exposed by the Israeli military on Tuesday morning, the IDF spokesperson said at a press conference, showing footage he said was filmed mere hours earlier inside the underground passage.
In the video, which was filmed by a small Israeli military robot, two men could be seen walking into the tunnel from the entrance inside Lebanon on Tuesday morning, hours before the army announced that the tunnel had been located and would soon be destroyed.
One of the men can be seen approaching the robot, which sets off a small explosive device, scaring them away.
The Israel Defense Forces said the tunnel, which extended some 40 meters into Israel, was the “first of sure to be many” attack tunnels dug by Hezbollah across the border from southern Lebanon discovered as part of a newly launched operation, known as Northern Shield...