Egypt Floods Smuggling Tunnels into Gaza

(Israel Hayom) Dan Lavie - Egypt on Friday intensified its fight against the vast network of underground smuggling tunnels connecting Sinai and Gaza, flooding tunnels in the Rafah area with water pumped from the Mediterranean Sea. Tunnel worker Ahid Zanon said, "Without notifying us, they flooded water, and the tunnels started to collapse. The water flooded us. The water pressure started to hit us and throw us out. Some of my relatives started drowning....We make a living from the tunnels and now we won't because of the water."

2015-09-21 00:00:00

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