Israeli military releases video of so-called "terror tunnel" entrance
Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 01:00
The Israeli military releases footage it says shows the entrance to so-called ''terror tunnels'' linking Gaza with Israel. Israel says no ceasefire in the assault on Gaza can take place until all such tunnels are destroyed. Rob Muir reports.
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A mosque in Gaza, the scene of heavy fighting between Israeli forces and Hamas militants. But according to the soldiers, it's also one of the so-called safe havens from which Hamas is launching attacks into Israel.
Footage shot by one of the soldiers takes viewers down the stairs into a basement where, they say, the entrances to two of the many tunnels that connect Gaza with Israel, are hidden.
Israel says armed militants use them to attack settlements in southern Israel.
It's these so called "terror tunnels" that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sworn to destroy before any ceasefire with Hamas can take place.
And with aerial footage, the military demonstrates how its done, although they say the destruction of all tunnels is like to take several more days.
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