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Tunnels at Israel-Lebanon border

An Israeli soldier lowers a camera down an Israeli-dug hole into a cross-border tunnel dug from Lebanon into Israel, as seen on the Israeli side of the border, near the town of Metula December 19, 2018. Israel says Hezbollah dug tunnels under the Israel-Lebanon border with the aim of launching attacks into Israeli territory with backing from its regional sponsor Iran. Hezbollah has yet to comment.

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An Israeli soldier lowers a camera down an Israeli-dug hole into a cross-border tunnel dug from Lebanon into Israel, as seen on the Israeli side of the border, near the town of Metula December 19, 2018. Israel says Hezbollah dug tunnels under the...more

An Israeli soldier lowers a camera down an Israeli-dug hole into a cross-border tunnel dug from Lebanon into Israel, as seen on the Israeli side of the border, near the town of Metula December 19, 2018. Israel says Hezbollah dug tunnels under the Israel-Lebanon border with the aim of launching attacks into Israeli territory with backing from its regional sponsor Iran. Hezbollah has yet to comment. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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Israeli soldiers lift the cover of an Israeli-dug hole into a cross-border tunnel dug from Lebanon into Israel, as seen on the Israeli side of the border, near the town of Metula December 19, 2018 REUTERS/ Ronen Zvulun

Israeli soldiers lift the cover of an Israeli-dug hole into a cross-border tunnel dug from Lebanon into Israel, as seen on the Israeli side of the border, near the town of Metula December 19, 2018 REUTERS/ Ronen Zvulun

Israeli soldiers lift the cover of an Israeli-dug hole into a cross-border tunnel dug from Lebanon into Israel, as seen on the Israeli side of the border, near the town of Metula December 19, 2018 REUTERS/ Ronen Zvulun
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Israeli soldiers are seen from the village of Kfar Kila, in south Lebanon December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Aziz Taher

Israeli soldiers are seen from the village of Kfar Kila, in south Lebanon December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Aziz Taher

Israeli soldiers are seen from the village of Kfar Kila, in south Lebanon December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Aziz Taher
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A photo taken during a guided tour by the Israeli army shows a view inside a tunnel which reportedly connects Lebanon and Israel, near the border by the northern Israeli town of Metula December 19, 2018 Jack Guez/Pool via REUTERS

A photo taken during a guided tour by the Israeli army shows a view inside a tunnel which reportedly connects Lebanon and Israel, near the border by the northern Israeli town of Metula December 19, 2018 Jack Guez/Pool via REUTERS

A photo taken during a guided tour by the Israeli army shows a view inside a tunnel which reportedly connects Lebanon and Israel, near the border by the northern Israeli town of Metula December 19, 2018 Jack Guez/Pool via REUTERS
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A man stands next to a drill as Israeli military personnel continue work on exposing and thwarting cross-border tunnels dug from Lebanon into Israel, as seen on the Israeli side of the border, near the town of Metula December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A man stands next to a drill as Israeli military personnel continue work on exposing and thwarting cross-border tunnels dug from Lebanon into Israel, as seen on the Israeli side of the border, near the town of Metula December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen...more

A man stands next to a drill as Israeli military personnel continue work on exposing and thwarting cross-border tunnels dug from Lebanon into Israel, as seen on the Israeli side of the border, near the town of Metula December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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Israeli soldiers patrol the border near the village of Kfar Kila, Lebanon December 4, 2018. REUTERS/ Karamallah Daher

Israeli soldiers patrol the border near the village of Kfar Kila, Lebanon December 4, 2018. REUTERS/ Karamallah Daher

Israeli soldiers patrol the border near the village of Kfar Kila, Lebanon December 4, 2018. REUTERS/ Karamallah Daher
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Heavy machinery preparing for a military operation in northern Israel near the border with Lebanon is seen is this still image taken from video footage released by the Israeli army on December 4, 2018. Courtesy Israel Defence Force Spokesperson Unit/Handout via REUTERS

Heavy machinery preparing for a military operation in northern Israel near the border with Lebanon is seen is this still image taken from video footage released by the Israeli army on December 4, 2018. Courtesy Israel Defence Force Spokesperson...more

Heavy machinery preparing for a military operation in northern Israel near the border with Lebanon is seen is this still image taken from video footage released by the Israeli army on December 4, 2018. Courtesy Israel Defence Force Spokesperson Unit/Handout via REUTERS
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Israeli soldiers are seen from Kfar Kila village, in south Lebanon December 4, 2018. REUTERS/ Karamallah Daher

Israeli soldiers are seen from Kfar Kila village, in south Lebanon December 4, 2018. REUTERS/ Karamallah Daher

Israeli soldiers are seen from Kfar Kila village, in south Lebanon December 4, 2018. REUTERS/ Karamallah Daher
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A photo taken during a guided tour by the Israeli army shows a view inside a tunnel which reportedly connects Lebanon and Israel, near the border by the Israeli town of Metula December 19, 2018 Jack Guez/Pool via REUTERS

A photo taken during a guided tour by the Israeli army shows a view inside a tunnel which reportedly connects Lebanon and Israel, near the border by the Israeli town of Metula December 19, 2018 Jack Guez/Pool via REUTERS

A photo taken during a guided tour by the Israeli army shows a view inside a tunnel which reportedly connects Lebanon and Israel, near the border by the Israeli town of Metula December 19, 2018 Jack Guez/Pool via REUTERS
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Israeli vehicles are seen from the village of Kfar Kila, in south Lebanon December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho

Israeli vehicles are seen from the village of Kfar Kila, in south Lebanon December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho

Israeli vehicles are seen from the village of Kfar Kila, in south Lebanon December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho
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Heavy machinery preparing for a military operation in northern Israel near the border with Lebanon is seen is this still image taken from video footage released by the Israeli army on December 4, 2018. Courtesy Israel Defence Force Spokesperson Unit/Handout via REUTERS

Heavy machinery preparing for a military operation in northern Israel near the border with Lebanon is seen is this still image taken from video footage released by the Israeli army on December 4, 2018. Courtesy Israel Defence Force Spokesperson...more

Heavy machinery preparing for a military operation in northern Israel near the border with Lebanon is seen is this still image taken from video footage released by the Israeli army on December 4, 2018. Courtesy Israel Defence Force Spokesperson Unit/Handout via REUTERS
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Israeli soldiers are seen from the village of Kfar Kila, in south Lebanon December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Aziz Taher

Israeli soldiers are seen from the village of Kfar Kila, in south Lebanon December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Aziz Taher

Israeli soldiers are seen from the village of Kfar Kila, in south Lebanon December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Aziz Taher
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U.N. peacekeepers and Israeli soldiers look towards the border with Lebanon the morning after the Israeli military said it had launched an operation to "expose and thwart" cross-border attack tunnels from Lebanon, in Israel's northernmost town Metula December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

U.N. peacekeepers and Israeli soldiers look towards the border with Lebanon the morning after the Israeli military said it had launched an operation to "expose and thwart" cross-border attack tunnels from Lebanon, in Israel's northernmost town Metula...more

U.N. peacekeepers and Israeli soldiers look towards the border with Lebanon the morning after the Israeli military said it had launched an operation to "expose and thwart" cross-border attack tunnels from Lebanon, in Israel's northernmost town Metula December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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Israeli military personnel and a drill are seen as they work next to the border with Lebanon, near Metulla, northern Israel December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Gil Eliyahu

Israeli military personnel and a drill are seen as they work next to the border with Lebanon, near Metulla, northern Israel December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Gil Eliyahu

Israeli military personnel and a drill are seen as they work next to the border with Lebanon, near Metulla, northern Israel December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Gil Eliyahu
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A photo taken during a guided tour by the Israeli army shows a view inside a tunnel which reportedly connects Lebanon and Israel, near the border by the northern Israeli town of Metula December 19, 2018. Jack Guez/Pool via REUTERS

A photo taken during a guided tour by the Israeli army shows a view inside a tunnel which reportedly connects Lebanon and Israel, near the border by the northern Israeli town of Metula December 19, 2018. Jack Guez/Pool via REUTERS

A photo taken during a guided tour by the Israeli army shows a view inside a tunnel which reportedly connects Lebanon and Israel, near the border by the northern Israeli town of Metula December 19, 2018. Jack Guez/Pool via REUTERS
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Israeli vehicle digs at the border near the village of Kfar Kila, in south Lebanon December 4, 2018. REUTERS/ Karamallah Daher

Israeli vehicle digs at the border near the village of Kfar Kila, in south Lebanon December 4, 2018. REUTERS/ Karamallah Daher

Israeli vehicle digs at the border near the village of Kfar Kila, in south Lebanon December 4, 2018. REUTERS/ Karamallah Daher
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Lebanese soldiers stand near the border with Israel, at the village of Kfar Kila, in south Lebanon December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Aziz Taher

Lebanese soldiers stand near the border with Israel, at the village of Kfar Kila, in south Lebanon December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Aziz Taher

Lebanese soldiers stand near the border with Israel, at the village of Kfar Kila, in south Lebanon December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Aziz Taher
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Flags of Hezbollah, Lebanon and Palestine are seen fluttering near the border with Israel in the village of Khiam, Lebanon December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho

Flags of Hezbollah, Lebanon and Palestine are seen fluttering near the border with Israel in the village of Khiam, Lebanon December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho

Flags of Hezbollah, Lebanon and Palestine are seen fluttering near the border with Israel in the village of Khiam, Lebanon December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho
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UN peacekeepers (UNIFIL) patrol the border with Israel near the village of Kfar Kila, Lebanon December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho

UN peacekeepers (UNIFIL) patrol the border with Israel near the village of Kfar Kila, Lebanon December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho

UN peacekeepers (UNIFIL) patrol the border with Israel near the village of Kfar Kila, Lebanon December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho
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An Israeli soldier stands near a gate on a road leading to the area where Israeli military personnel continue their work on exposing and thwarting cross-border tunnels dug from Lebanon into Israel, as seen on the Israeli side of the border, near the town of Metula December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

An Israeli soldier stands near a gate on a road leading to the area where Israeli military personnel continue their work on exposing and thwarting cross-border tunnels dug from Lebanon into Israel, as seen on the Israeli side of the border, near the...more

An Israeli soldier stands near a gate on a road leading to the area where Israeli military personnel continue their work on exposing and thwarting cross-border tunnels dug from Lebanon into Israel, as seen on the Israeli side of the border, near the town of Metula December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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