Military destroys tunnel used for smuggling in Rafah

Military Spokesperson Mohamed Samir announced Thursday that second field army troops were able to find out and destroy a concrete tunnel with depth that extended for nine meters at al-Dahliya area in Rafah border city.


Samir also declared that the military has launched a crackdown against terrorist groups in north and central Sinai.

The tunnel, according to the statement, is used for smuggling people, weapons and ammunition into and out of the Gaza Strip.
The third field army troops seized two stocks of arms and ammunition owned by terrorists.
Seized items were referred to authorities in question to take legal action.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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