Finding ‘6th, biggest and last’ Hezbollah tunnel, IDF ends Northern Shield op

Israel’s IDF (Israel Defense Forces) announced the discovery of what is the biggest tunnel created by the terrorist organization, Hezbollah. This is the sixth, and also final tunnel discovered in a particular military operation called, Northern Shield.

 

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The military said the tunnel extended some 800 meters (2,600 feet), penetrating several dozen meters into Israeli territory, and was dug at a depth of 55 meters (180 feet), making it the deepest tunnel uncovered by the IDF and likely the most valuable one to Hezbollah.

The tunnel had electricity, a rail system to move equipment and garbage, exit stairs and other aspects that made it more sophisticated than the other tunnels found, the army said.

“This was a highly advanced tunnel,” IDF Spokesperson Ronen Manelis told reporters.

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Source: Finding ‘6th, biggest and last’ Hezbollah tunnel, IDF ends Northern Shield op | The Times Of Israel

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