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Hamas: Tunnel Found by Israel a "Drop in the Bucket"

Tunnel training exercises by the IDF Rimon (‘Pomegranate’) unit. Part of the Givati Brigade, the elite reconnaissance unit is shown training to search out and destroy smuggling tunnels that are used to transport arms and terrorists into Gaza, as well as a terror facility to enable terrorists to infiltrate into Israel.

IDF soldier with weapon aiming down a tunnel (Photo: IDF/ASHERNET)

Yesterday, Stand for Israel told you about the terror tunnel uncovered by the IDF - a tunnel that ran from Gaza into Israel. Today, Israel Hayom reports that Hamas has warned that the tunnel was only "a drop in the bucket":

Hamas on Monday attempted to downplay the discovery of a terror tunnel running under the Israel-Gaza Strip border, saying the underground passageway was an old one, dug prior to Operation Protective Edge in 2014, and was no longer in use.

"This tunnel is just a drop in the bucket of our plans to liberate the holy land of Palestine," a Hamas statement said. "We will reveal things as we see fit..."

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