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12 Sep
8:39

Palestinian Fighter Killed In Tunnel Accident In Gaza

The al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, has reported that one of its fighters was killed, on Thursday at dawn, in an accident in a siege-busting tunnel, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. In a statement, the Brigades said the Palestinian, identified as […]

24 May
2:51

At Least Four Palestinians Injured In Tunnel Collapse In Gaza

Medical sources said at least four Palestinians were injured, including one who suffered serious wounds, in a tunnel collapse accident, in northern Gaza. The sources said medics, and rescue volunteers rushed to the collapsed tunnel, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, and managed to locate the four Palestinians. […]

11 Feb
4:59

Two Palestinians Killed In Tunnel In Southern Gaza

February 11, 2019 4:59 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report, Rafah 0

The Palestinian Interior Ministry in the besieged Gaza Strip has reported, Sunday, that two Palestinians were killed, and nine others were injured, in a siege-busting tunnel on the border with Egypt, in Rafah, in the southern part of the coastal region. Eyad al-Bozom, the media spokesperson of the Interior Ministry […]

22 Apr
9:58

Qassam Fighter Killed In Tunnel Accident In Central Gaza

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, has reported that one of its fighters was killed, Sunday, when a siege-busting tunnel collapsed on him near the border in Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. The Brigades identified the fighter as Tha’er Nayef az-Zare’ey, 30, from Deir al-Balah. His corpse was […]

31 Jan
4:30

Qassam Fighter Killed In Tunnel Accident

January 31, 2018 4:30 PM IMEMC News Gaza City, Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement, has reported that one of its fighters died, Wednesday, in a siege-busting tunnel, in the Gaza Strip. The Brigades said that Mahmoud Abdul-Hai Safadi, 32, from the Daraj neighborhood, in Gaza city, was killed in an accident while working in one […]

14 Jan
4:08

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into A Border Tunnel In Southern Gaza

The Israeli Air Force fired, on Saturday at night, at least two missiles into a siege-busting tunnel near the Egyptian border, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Israeli army said it attacked “underground infrastructure along the border with Egypt.” The first missile was fired by […]

06 Nov
9:13

Israel To Detonate Tunnel Which It Bombarded Last Week, Killing 12 Fighters

The Israeli army announced Sunday, that it intends to detonate what is left of a border tunnel, which it bombarded a week earlier, in Deir al-Balah in central Gaza, killing twelve Palestinian fighters, members of Al-Quds Brigades of the Islamic Jihad, and Al-Qassam Brigades of Hamas. Israeli media sources have […]

30 Oct
10:28

Update 2: “Seven Palestinians Killed In Israeli Bombardment Of Border Tunnel”

Medical sources in Gaza have confirmed that the number of Palestinians, who were killed in the Israeli bombardment of a border tunnel in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, has arrived to seven, while at least eleven more were injured, including three who suffered life-threatening wounds. […]

30 Oct
5:59

Israeli Forces Destroy Tunnels on Gaza Border

A spokesman for the Israeli army said that they blew up tunnels along the Gaza Strip border, near the Kissufim military base. The spokesman said, according to the PNN, that constructing tunnels along the Gaza border is a violation of what he called Israel’s sovereignty, and requires a clear military […]

23 Oct
2:33

Gunmen Abduct Three Tunnels Workers On Gaza-Egypt Border

October 23, 2017 2:33 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

On Monday evening, a group of gunmen, believed to be ISIS terrorists, have abducted three Palestinian workers, from a tunnel on the Gaza-Egypt border. Initial reports indicate that the gunmen abducted the three workers, and took them to an area, where ISIS has a stronghold in Sinai, in Egypt. The […]

19 Sep
12:13

Qassam Fighter Killed In Tunnel In Southern Gaza

September 19, 2017 12:13 PM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Miscellaneous, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Tuesday, that a Palestinian fighter was killed in a border tunnel, between Gaza and Egypt, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, has confirmed that the Palestinian, identified as Hani Faraj Shallouf, 24, […]

15 Sep
11:01

Two Qassam Fighters Killed In Tunnel Accidents In Gaza

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, has reported Friday that two of its fighters were killed, on Thursday  evening, in two separate incidents, when border tunnels collapsed on them. Al-Qassam Said the Khalil Bassem ad-Dumyati, 32, from Sheikh Radwan neighborhood in Gaza city, was killed when a border […]

10 Jun
6:02

UNRWA Condemns Construction of Tunnel under Gaza School as Violation of Neutrality

nsnbc : The United Nations Relief and Works Agency in the Gaza Strip, Palestine, condemned in the strongest possible terms, the construction of tunnels underneath UNRWA operated schools as a violation of the agency’s neutrality. In a statement released by UNRWA spokesman Christopher Gunness, the agency stated that on June […]

17 Apr
8:31

Qassam Fighter Killed In Tunnel Accident In Gaza

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) issued a statement revealing that one of its fighters was killed, on Monday morning, when a tunnel collapsed on him in Gaza. The Al-Qassam said that Anas Mousa Abu Shaweesh, 20, from the Tuffah neighborhood, in Gaza City, […]

09 Mar
1:09

8 Workers Survive Gaza Tunnel Collapse

Eight Palestinian workers, on Wednesday, survived after a smuggling tunnel collapsed beneath the southern Gaza Strip’s border with Egypt, sources told WAFA. It was reported that civil defense teams managed to pull out the eight workers who were trapped under rubble after the tunnel collapsed while they were inside it. Smuggling […]

25 Feb
10:35

Three Tunnel Workers Killed, Five Injured In Gaza

February 25, 2017 10:35 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Saturday, that three workers were killed, and five others were injured, after inhaling gas while working in a siege-busting tunnel, on the Egyptian border. The workers were conducting maintenance work in the tunnel, on the Egyptian border with Rafah, in the southern part of the […]

14 Feb
2:53

Palestinian Worker and Qassam Fighter Die in Gaza Tunnels

February 14, 2017 2:53 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

At least two Palestinians have been killed in tunnels under the besieged Gaza Strip, sources said on Monday. The Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, said that one of its fighters, 22-year-old Ahmad Asaad Shihada al-Barim from the town of Khan Yunis, was killed when a […]

21 Jan
6:01

Qassam Fighter Killed in Tunnel Accident In Khan Younis

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, has announced the one of its fighters was killed, on Friday evening, in a tunnel accident in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Al-Qassam identified the fighter as Yousef Issam al-Agha, 22, from Khan Younis, and […]

04 Dec
7:47

Qassam Fighter Killed In Tunnel Accident In Southern Gaza

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, has reported that one of its fighters was killed, Sunday, in what it described as a tunnel accident, in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Al-Qassam said the fighter was working in one of the tunnels when the […]

23 Oct
2:12

Gaza: Qassam Fighter Killed in Tunnel Collapse

A member of the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, was killed in Gaza on Saturday, after an underground tunnel collapsed on him. According to a statement released by the Brigades, Anas Salameh Abu Lashin, from al-Maghazi refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, was […]

13 Aug
9:08

In Gaza: Palestinian Injured by Live Fire During Protests, Al Qassam Fighter Dies of Electric Shock in Tunnel

Israeli forces, on Friday, injured a Palestinian with live fire in the eastern part of al-Bureij refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip, during clashes with Israeli forces deployed near the border between the besieged enclave and Israel. Spokesperson for the Ministry of Health, Ashraf al-Qidra, told Ma’an News Agency […]

07 Aug
2:47

Qassam Fighter Killed In Tunnel Accident In Gaza

The al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, has reported that one of its fighters was killed, Saturday, when a tunnel collapsed on him, in the Gaza Strip. In a statement, al-Qassam said the fighter has been identified as Khaled Methqal al-Hoor, 23. Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health […]

19 Jul
2:09

Fighter Killed, Three Injured, In Tunnel Collapse Accident

One Palestinian fighter was killed, Monday, and at least three others were injured, when a border tunnel collapsed on them, in the al-Qarara town, in the southern Gaza Strip district of Khan Younis. The al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, said the Palestinian was one of its […]

10 Jul
9:25

Palestinian Fighter Killed In Tunnel Accident In Gaza

The Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, has reported, on Sunday at dawn, that one of its fighters was killed in a tunnel accident, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The Brigades identified the fighter as Ibrahim Hasan al-Masri, 28, from Beit Hanoun, in the […]

16 Jun
8:59

$570m Underground Wall to Block Gaza Tunnels Underway

Israeli news site Ynet, on Thursday revealed the Israeli state’s plans to build a concrete wall along the Gaza-Israeli borders, reportedly to halt the use of tunnels from Gaza. According to Ynet, the wall will be dug to a depth of several dozen meters underground and will also be built above […]

19 Apr
12:33

Hamas Tunnel Discovered by Israeli Forces

Israeli forces discovered a tunnel, inside the ’48 territories, coming out of the southern Gaza Strip, just over a week ago, the army revealed on Monday morning. The tunnel has since been “neutralized,” a military spokesperson said, but would not elaborate on whether it was destroyed or merely sealed off. According to […]

15 Mar
12:30

Gaza: Hamas Officer Dies in Tunnel Accident

March 15, 2016 12:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

A Hamas field commander died on Monday, in a tunnel accident which occurred in the Gaza Strip, the party stated.The Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas’ military wing, said that Abd al-Salah al-Butnaji died while he was working in a tunnel in Gaza. Al-Butnaji, 36, was from the al-Shujayya neighborhood of […]

13 Mar
11:40

Bodies Of Two Palestinian Workers Located Under Rubble Of Border Tunnel

March 13, 2016 11:40 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

The Palestinian Civil Defense, of Gaza’s Interior Ministry, has reported on Saturday evening that rescue workers managed to locate the bodies of two Palestinians, who went missing after a siege-busting tunnel collapsed on them on Thursday.It said the ongoing search in the rubble of the collapsed trade tunnel, in Rafah, […]

10 Feb
2:00

Qassam Fighter Killed in Tunnel Collapse

February 10, 2016 2:00 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

A Hamas fighter was killed on Tuesday, when a tunnel collapsed on  him, in the southern Gaza Strip, the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas said. Al-Qassam identified the fighter as 27-year-old Marwan Barham Marouf, from Khan Younis, southern Gaza. During the past two weeks, the group has reported […]

08 Feb
3:54

Palestinian Worker Killed In Tunnel Accident

February 8, 2016 3:54 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported that one Palestinian was killed, on Monday at dawn, when a tunnel, used for smuggling goods into the besieged coastal region, collapsed on him.The tunnel is on the border with Egypt, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The […]

03 Feb
11:04

Tunnel Collapse Kills Two Hamas Fighters

February 3, 2016 11:04 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Two Hamas resistance fighters were killed in a tunnel collapse in the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday night, just one week after seven other fighters were killed in a tunnel collapse in northern Gaza.In a statement, Hamas’ military wing, the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, identified the fighters as 35-year-old Fouad […]

03 Feb
5:55

Palestinian Killed In Tunnel Accident In Gaza

February 3, 2016 5:55 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Tuesday evening, that one resident was killed in a tunnel accident in central Gaza.Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesperson of the Ministry of Health in Gaza, said the Palestinian has been identified Ahmad Haidar Zahhar, 23. He added that rescue teams moved Zahhar to the al-Aqsa […]

28 Jan
4:39

Al-Qassam Brigades Announces Death Of Seven Fighters In Tunnel Accident

January 28, 2016 4:39 PM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

The al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, said seven of its fighters were buried under the rubble when a border tunnel collapsed on them, on Tuesday evening, and that four other fighters managed to exit the tunnel.The Brigades stated that the tunnel collapsed due to heavy rain while the […]

24 Jan
7:03

Member of Qassam Brigades Killed in Gaza Tunnel Collapse

A Hamas-affiliated militant died on Saturday, after a tunnel collapsed west of the city of Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, medical and local sources in Gaza said.Gaza’s Ministry of Health spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra identified the victim as Ahmad Ashour al-Najjar, 26. Locals said that the tunnel was used […]

15 Jan
2:14

Qassam Fighter Killed In Tunnel Accident In Rafah

January 15, 2016 2:14 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, has reported that one of its fighters died, on Friday morning, in an accident while working in a border tunnel, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.The Brigades said the fighter, Bassem Ayyoub al-Akhras, 22, died of electric shock […]

08 Dec
3:38

Egypt floods tunnel into Gaza, 14 people missing

December 8, 2015 3:38 PM Celine Hagbard Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

7 people have been rescued, but 14 remain missing Tuesday morning, after Egyptian authorities flooded a tunnel across the Egypt-Gaza border with no warning. The tunnel runs between Gaza and Egypt’s Sinai peninsula, and is one of a number of such tunnels that serve as a lifeline for the besieged […]

02 Nov
4:04

Egyptian Army Floods Gaza Tunnels Again

For the second time in recent weeks, Egyptian authorities flooded the area along the border with Gaza with water, to destroy underground tunnels between Sinai and the Palestinian territory.A Palestinian source told Anadolu Agency, according to Al Ray, that many tunnels were flooded with sea water in six areas in […]

28 Sep
1:29

Qassam Fighter Killed In Tunnel Accident In Gaza

September 28, 2015 1:29 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, has reported that one of its fighters was killed, Monday, while working in one of its border tunnels.In a press release, the al-Qassam said Majed Sakani, from Shejaeyya neighborhood, east of Gaza City, died while working in the tunnel. On […]

20 Sep
8:33

Egypt Floods Tunnels Along Gaza Border

September 20, 2015 8:33 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

On Friday morning, the Egyptian army started to pump large amounts of sea water into large pipes that have recently been extended across the border connecting Gaza and Egypt, in an attempt to destroy tunnels used to smuggle goods into the besieged coastal enclave.According to the PNN, one of the […]

30 Aug
2:47

Al-Qassam Announces Death Of A Fighter In Tunnel Accident

August 30, 2015 2:47 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) has reported that one of its fighters was killed, Saturday, in a tunnel accident, in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.On its webpage, the al-Qassam said Anwar Faraj Abu al-Ghalban, 23 years of age, […]

24 Jun
1:07

Egypt Surrounds Gaza with Tunnel

Egyptian military forces have started digging massive tunnel along borders with the Gaza Strip, according to Days of Palestine.Security sources confirmed on Monday that Egyptian authorities have begun digging a new tunnel in the Sinai, along the border with the Gaza Strip, Egyptian news website Alamatonline.com reported. The tunnel is […]

01 May
5:51

Palestinian Killed In Tunnel Accident In Rafah

Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that a tunnel worker was killed in a partial tunnel collapse accident in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The sources said the deceased Palestinian has been identified as Mohammad Walid Lahham, 25 years of age, from Khan Younis, in the […]

28 Apr
6:51

Gaza: Another Palestinian Dies in Collapsed Tunnel

April 28, 2015 6:51 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

A Palestinian worker died on Monday when a tunnel collapsed in the southern Gaza city of Rafah, a health official said.A Ministry of Health spokesperson Ashraf al-Qidra told Ma’an News Agency that Muhammad Khalid al-Najjar, 27, was killed in the incident. His body was taken to Abu Youssef al-Najjar hospital. […]

22 Apr
6:25

Palestinian Killed In Tunnel Accident In Rafah

April 22, 2015 6:25 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a young man was killed, Tuesday, in a siege-busting tunnel accident in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.The sources said Ahmad Majed Saqqa, 19 years of age, was electrocuted to death in a tunnel accident. The Palestinian is from al-Qarara area, […]

15 Apr
4:13

Settlement Foundation Using Secret Tunnel Beneath Al Buraq Wall

April 15, 2015 4:13 AM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

A Jewish settlement foundation used a secret tunnel under Al Buraq Wall at Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, an Israeli daily paper revealed, Tuesday.The newspaper reported, according to Al Ray, that Ilaad settlement foundation used the tunnel under al-Buraq wall despite legal opposition. They use the tunnel contrary to the […]

12 Apr
12:51

Palestinian Killed In Tunnel Accident In Gaza

April 12, 2015 12:51 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a young Palestinian man was killed, on Saturday at night, in a tunnel accident near the border area between Gaza and Egypt, in Rafah, in the southern part of the coastal region. The sources said the Palestinian has been identified as Ibrahim Fathi Esleih, […]

19 Sep
4:59

Qassam Fighter Killed In Gaza Tunnel

September 19, 2014 4:59 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, has reported that one of its fighters was killed while working in a tunnel, in Gaza City.The Brigades said that Ahmad Riyadh al-Haddad, age 21, was killed on Thursday evening in a siege-busting tunnel. Dr. Ashraf al-Qodra, spokesperson of the […]

21 Jun
2:39

Bodies Of Six Slain Palestinians Retrieved from Collapsed Tunnel

June 21, 2014 2:39 AM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

[Friday, June 20, 2014] Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported that local rescue teams managed to locate the bodies of all slain Palestinians, killed Thursday, under the rubble of a siege-busting tunnel in Gaza.The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, said that five of its fighters […]

22 May
9:10

Israel Digs Grid of Tunnels Underneath Al-Aqsa Gate

Al-Aqsa Foundation for Heritage and Waqf stated, Thursday, according to WAFA, that Israeli authorities have almost completed grid of tunnels underneath Bab al-Mathara, one of the Al-Aqsa Mosque complex gates. In addtion, the Foundation has said that Israel has completed digging tunnels and excavations underneath Bab al-Mathara, also known as […]

12 Mar
9:34

Palestinian Killed In Tunnel Accident In Rafah

March 12, 2014 9:34 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources reported, on Tuesday [March 11, 2014], that a Palestinian man has died of injuries suffered when a siege-busting border tunnel collapsed on him in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.The sources said that Nidal Abu Luly was seriously injured four days ago, when the […]

02 Feb
2:21

Palestinian Killed In Tunnel Collapse Accident Near Rafah

February 2, 2014 2:21 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources have reported that a young Palestinian man was killed, late on Saturday evening [ February 1 2014], when a siege-busting border tunnel collapsed on him near Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.The sources said that the young man, 20 years of age, is from […]

18 Jan
9:09

Eight Tunnels Destroyed On Gaza Border

[Saturday, January 18, 2014] Egyptian border guards demolished eight smuggling tunnels underneath the Egypt-Gaza border in Rafah, on Saturday, according to Egyptian army sources.A military source told Ma’an News Agency that Egyptian border guards ‘continued with its role to protect the country’s borders in all strategic directions, demolishing eight smuggling […]

27 Oct
2:18

Qassam Fighter Killed In Tunnel Accident In Gaza

October 27, 2013 2:18 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

[Sunday October 27, 2013] The Al-Qassam brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, has reported that one of its fighters was killed in an accident in one of its border tunnels in southern Gaza.The Brigades said that Saleh Yousef Al-Basheety, 23, was one of its senior fighters. There have […]

15 Oct
1:48

Israel Escalates Gaza Blockade, Following Discovery of Underground Tunnels

October 15, 2013 1:48 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Israeli officials froze the delivery of construction materials into the Gaza Strip following the army’s discovery of a 1.7 km long tunnel connecting Gaza to Israel.Israeli military official, Guy Invar, sites ‘security reasons’ to justify the recent freeze construction materials. The army blames Hamas, a fundamentalist Palestinian resistance movement, for […]

13 Oct
1:06

Army Locates 2.5 Kilometer Tunnel Dug By Gaza Fighters

October 13, 2013 1:06 PM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Israeli sources have reported that the Israeli army cleared for publication, Sunday, the uncovering of a border tunnel between Gaza and Israel, and that the tunnel was prepared to carryout “a large-scale attack”. Israeli Ynet News has reported that the army located the runnel last Thursday when a special unit […]

01 Sep
2:19

Egypt Detonates Five Border Tunnels

September 1, 2013 2:19 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Gaza Siege, News Report 0

The Egyptian army detonated on Saturday evening [August 31 2013] five siege-busting tunnels across the Gaza-Egypt border area.The Egyptian army said that the five tunnels were found in Salah Ed-Deen Gate area, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Local sources said that loud explosions were […]

16 Jul
12:23

Egypt Destroys Eight Border Tunnels

July 16, 2013 12:23 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Gaza Siege, News Report 0

The Egyptian Army announced in managed to locate and destroy eight siege-busting tunnels across the border with the Gaza Strip over the last 48 hours, and that it located 23 containers holding a million liters of fuel.The army said that the Egyptian Border Guards located the containers that were ready […]

14 Jun
12:50

Israel claims Uncovering Two Tunnels In West Bank

June 14, 2013 12:50 PM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Qalqilia, The Wall 0

Israeli army sources reported Thursday [June 14 2013] that the army located two tunnels under a section of the Annexation Wall, close to the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia.Israeli daily, Maariv, reported that the Palestinians usually enter Israeli through week spots, such as cutting an opening in the barbed […]

25 May
2:36

Palestinian Killed In Tunnel Accident In Rafah

May 25, 2013 2:36 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Friday evening, May 254 2013, Palestinian medical sources have reported that one Palestinian was killed and another was injured when a siege-busting tunnel collapsed on them, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.The sources said that Hamad Odah Abu Shallouf, 25, was buried under the rubble of […]

02 May
12:56

Egypt Destroys Border Tunnels With Gaza

May 2, 2013 12:56 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Gaza Siege, News Report 0

Thursday April 2nd 2013; The Egyptian TV reported that the Egyptian Border Police destroyed several border siege-busting tunnels with the Gaza Strip.According to the report, the Egyptian security forces located, two days ago, a tunnel that was reportedly ‘used for transferring weapons coming from Libya’, and destroyed the tunnel after […]

28 Mar
3:53

Qassam Fighter Killed, Two Injured In Tunnel Accident

March 28, 2013 3:53 PM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, reported Tuesday that one of its fighters was killed and two others were injured in a tunnel collapse accident in the Az-Zeitoun neighborhood, east of Gaza city.The Brigades identified the slain fighter as Mohammad Ahmad As-Sahri, 20, from the Az-Zeitoun […]

27 Feb
9:50

Egyptian Court Calls On Morsi To Close All Border Tunnels

February 27, 2013 9:50 AM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Gaza Siege, News Report 0

An Egyptian court ruled Tuesday that all border tunnels between the Gaza Strip and Egypt “must be closed and demolished, as they are draining the Egyptian economy and resources, in addition to the fact that some tunnels are used for smuggling weapons into Gaza”.The ruling was made amidst an ongoing […]

28 Jan
2:00

Palestinian Killed In Tunnel Accident

January 28, 2013 2:00 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported that a Palestinian man was killed, and another was injured, in a tunnel accident in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.The accident took place in a siege-busting tunnel in As-Salaam neighborhood, in Rafah; one resident was also injured. The […]

20 Jan
10:05

Palestinian Killed In Tunnel Collapse Accident In Rafah

January 20, 2013 10:05 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources reported that a Palestinian teenager was killed, on Saturday at night, when a siege-busting tunnel, in Rafah in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, collapsed on him; two Palestinian are still missing under the rubble.The youth was identified as Hamza Abu Morr, 19. The accident took […]

18 Jan
5:43

Resident’s Body Found Under Collapsed Tunnel

January 18, 2013 5:43 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Thursday January 17; Palestinian rescue teams located the body of a resident who went missing last week when a siege busting tunnel on the border with Egypt collapsed on him due to heavy rain.Medical sources reported that the search and rescue operations did not stop since the accident took place […]

13 Jan
5:11

Palestinian Killed, Three Injured, In Tunnel Accident

January 13, 2013 5:11 PM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, reported that one Palestinian was killed and three others were injured when a siege-busting tunnel on the border with Egypt collapsed on them.The sources said that rescue teams managed to save three wounded tunnel workers from under […]

10 Jan
4:07

Heavy Rain Causes Collapse Of Tunnels In Gaza

January 10, 2013 4:07 PM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

An Egyptian security source reported Thursday that the heavy rainfall, that started several days ago, caused the collapse of a number of siege-busting tunnels in Rafah, across the border with Egypt.The Maan News Agency reported that the heavy rain flooded the siege-busting tunnels, and that the Egyptian security source stated […]

24 Nov
1:13

Palestinian Killed In Gaza Tunnel, Three Injured

November 24, 2012 1:13 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported Friday that one resident was killed, and three more were injured, after they inhaled toxic gas fired by the Israeli army at a border tunnel in Rafah, in the southern part of the coastal region.The sources said that the three youths went […]

08 Nov
3:52

Egypt To Continue Demolishing Border Tunnels

November 8, 2012 3:52 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Egyptian security sources reported that the army and the police, operating against criminal armed groups in Sinai, will start in the coming days, a large operation that is meant at resuming the demolition of border tunnels with Gaza.Egypt halted its operations approximately 30 days ago, and is now preparing to […]

28 Oct
10:33

Body Of Third Palestinian Located Under Tunnel Rubble

October 28, 2012 10:33 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources reported Saturday that the body of a third Palestinian was located under the rubble of a siege-busting tunnel that collapsed, last Wednesday, on the border with Egypt. Two bodies were located earlier on Saturday and on Friday. The sources said that the body of Akram al-Ghazbawi, 22, […]

03 Oct
3:21

Resident Killed, One Injured In A Tunnel Collapse Accident In Rafah

October 3, 2012 3:21 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources reported that one Palestinian worker was killed, and another was injured, on Tuesday afternoon, when a siege-busting tunnel in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, collapsed while they were in it.The sources said that resident Mohammad Yahya Aqel was seriously injured and died of […]

26 Sep
3:33

Palestinian Killed In Tunnel Accident

September 26, 2012 3:33 PM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported Wednesday that one resident was killed and two were wounded when a siege-busting tunnel, on the border in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, collapsed on them.The youth was identified as Suleiman Ramadan Al-Masri, 20; the two wounded residents […]

05 Sep
3:54

Palestinian Killed In Gaza Tunnel, One Injured

September 5, 2012 3:54 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported that one resident was killed, on Tuesday evening, and another resident was injured in a tunnel collapse accident, near the Salah ad-Din Gate, south of Rafah, in the southern part of the coastal region.The two residents were in one of the tunnels […]

21 Jun
4:38

Twelve Injured In Tunnel Accident

June 21, 2012 4:38 PM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources reported that twelve residents were wounded, on Thursday before noon, after a siege-busting tunnel collapsed, east of the Sheikh Zayed area in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.Quds Net News Agency reported that twelve residents were rescued from the rubble and transferred to Kamal Adwan Hospital […]

14 Jun
1:16

Palestinian Killed In Tunnel Accident

June 14, 2012 1:16 PM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources reported that one resident was killed on Wednesday evening when a barrel fell on him as he was working in a siege-busting border tunnel, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Adham Abu Salmiyya, spokesperson of the Medical and Emergency Services in Gaza, reported […]

08 Jun
12:48

Palestinian Killed In Tunnel Accident In Rafah

June 8, 2012 12:48 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources reported Thursday that a Palestinian was killed and another was injured when a siege-busting tunnel, on the Gaza Egypt border, collapse while they were working inside it.The Higher Committee for Medical and Emergency services reported that the killed resident is in his twenties. It is worth mentioning […]

19 Mar
4:45

Two Civilians Injured in Gaza Tunnel; Israeli Troops Arrest Eight During West Bank Raids

Two Palestinian civilian were injured on Monday at dawn during an accident at a Tunnel in Rafah city near the Gaza-Egypt borders. Medical sources reported that the two men sustained moderate to critical wounds and were moved to a hospital Rafah for treatment. Sources in Gaza said that the two […]

09 Mar
8:33

18-Month Child Killed, Her Sister Injured, After Falling Into Tunnel

March 9, 2012 8:33 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported, Thursday, that an 18-month-old Palestinian child was killed, and her 30-month-old sister was injured, after falling into a siege-busting tunnel, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.Medics and rescue teams rushed to the scene and located two children under […]

03 Mar
4:14

Palestinian Killed, Two Wounded, After Falling into Tunnel In Rafah

March 3, 2012 4:14 PM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported, Saturday, that one resident was killed and several others were injured after falling into a siege-busting tunnel along the Egypt border in Rafah, in the southern part of the coastal region.The sources identified the youth as Tha’er Madi, in his twenties, and […]

23 Jan
10:22

Two Wounded in Tunnel Accident

January 23, 2012 10:22 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported that two Palestinians were injured on Saturday, when a tunnel partially collapsed while they were in it. The tunnel is located south of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Dr. Ahmad Abu Salmiyya, spokesperson of the Medical and Emergency […]

03 Nov
10:26

Palestinian Killed By Electric Shock In Rafah Tunnel

November 3, 2011 10:26 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources reported on Wednesday evening that a Palestinian man was killed by an electric shock while working inside a siege-busting tunnel on the border with Egypt, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.The Higher Committee for Medical and Emergency Services in Gaza identified the resident […]

25 Oct
1:52

Resident Killed In Tunnel Accident

October 25, 2011 1:52 PM Saed Bannoura Miscellaneous, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources reported on Tuesday that a resident was killed when a tunnel collapsed on him. The incident occurred near the border with Egypt, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.The sources stated that rescue teams of the Civil Defense located the body of Ahmad Rabee’, […]

28 Sep
12:10

Three confirmed dead in Gaza tunnel from Egyptian wastewater attack

September 28, 2011 12:10 AM Saed Bannoura Miscellaneous, News Report, Rafah 0

After Egyptian forces flooded a smuggling tunnel with wastewater on Sunday in an attack aimed at stopping Palestinian smuggling, two men were missing and one badly injured. Two days later, all three Palestinian men have been confirmed dead. The victims were identified as Fadi Mustafa Ash-Shaer, 20, Firas Ahmad, 18, […]

25 Sep
5:33

Two Tunnel Workers Killed, Five Injured

September 25, 2011 5:33 PM Saed Bannoura Miscellaneous, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources reported that two tunnel workers died of wounds sustained due to a gas leak that led to an explosion inside as siege-busting tunnel, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza StripThe sources added that medics and rescue teams managed to locate seven persons who went […]

03 Aug
9:30

Egypt Security Forces Detonate Tunnel On Gaza Border

August 3, 2011 9:30 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, News Report, Rafah 0

The Egyptian Security Forces detonated on Tuesday a siege-busting tunnel at the Gaza-Egypt border in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.Palestinian sources reported that the tunnel was located west of Rafah city, and was used to smuggle goods urgently needed in Gaza. The sources added that the […]

27 Jul
8:56

New Tunnel Being Built Underneath The Foundation Of The Al-Aqsa Mosque

July 27, 2011 8:56 PM IMEMC & Agencies Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

A new tunnel is being built connecting the Silwan Settlement to the Western Wall and will be completed within a month. The construction of the tunnel has already caused foundational damages to the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Islam’s third holiest site.The construction of the tunnel has caused damages to the foundations of […]

22 Jul
1:27

Qassam Fighter Killed In A Tunnel Accident In Jabalia

July 22, 2011 1:27 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

The Al Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, issued a press release on Thursday stating that one of its members died when a siege-busting tunnel collapsed on him, in Jabalia town, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The fighter, Mohammad Riziq Jneid, 25, […]

14 Jul
4:59

Five Palestinians Injured, One Missing, As Army Bombards A Tunnel In Rafah

July 14, 2011 4:59 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Israeli Air Force carried out on Wednesday at night an air strike targeting the border area, between Gaza and Egypt, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and a shed in Gaza City.Palestinian medical sources reported that five residents were injured, and one remained missing, likely buried under […]

22 Jun
8:26

Israel Strikes Underground Tunnel In Gaza

The Israeli air force attacked an underground tunnel running from the Gaza strip into Israel. According to military officials the strike was in response from a rocket fired from the Gaza strip into the Nagev. Neither incident caused death or injury.An Israeli helicopter attacked an underground tunnel leading from the […]

12 Jun
9:52

Palestinian Dies Of Electric Shock Inside A Siege-busting Tunnel

June 12, 2011 9:52 AM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources reported Saturday that a Palestinian youth was electrified to death while working in a siege-busting tunnel in the border area in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.Adham Abu Salmiyya, spokesperson of Emergency Services in Gaza, reported that Mahmoud Abed, 23, was electrified by an […]

06 Jun
9:40

Palestinian Killed In Tunnel Accident

June 6, 2011 9:40 PM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

A Palestinian worker was killed on Monday at dawn when a siege-busting tunnel collapsed on him at the Gaza-Egypt border, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, the Arabs48 news website reported.Adham Abu Salmiyya, media spokesperson of the Emergency and Medical Services in the Gaza Strip, reported […]

12 May
8:11

Palestinian Youth Dies Of Electric Shock At Border Tunnel

May 12, 2011 8:11 PM Saed Bannoura Gaza Siege, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources reported on Thursday morning that a Palestinian youth, in his twenties, died of an electric shock while working in a tunnel under the Gaza-Egypt border, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The sources stated that Hasan Al Sha’er lived in Khan Younis, and worked in […]

13 Apr
1:19

Four Palestinians Killed In Tunnel Collapse Accident In Rafah

April 13, 2011 1:19 PM Saed Bannoura Miscellaneous, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources reported Tuesday that four Palestinians were killed and six others were injured when a tunnel collapse on them in Al Barazil border area, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.The four Palestinians killed in the incident were identified as Samir Abdul-Rahman Shaqqoura, 32, Abdul-Halim […]

01 Apr
5:33

Qassam Fighter Killed In Tunnel Accident

April 1, 2011 5:33 PM Saed Bannoura Miscellaneous, News Report, Rafah 0

The Al Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, issued a press release stating that one of its fighters was killed on Thursday evening when a tunnel collapsed on top of him in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.The brigades identified the fighter as Hasan […]

09 Mar
11:12

Palestinian Killed In Tunnel Accident

March 9, 2011 11:12 PM Saed Bannoura Miscellaneous, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources reported that one worker was killed late on Tuesday evening in a tunnel accident in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.The sources stated that resident Yousef Khalil Al Bal’awy, 29, died after a tunnel collapsed on him burying him under the sand. It is […]

01 Feb
12:33

Egyptian Protests Affect Efficiency of Underground Gaza Tunnels

As underground tunnel trade drops, Gazans report fuel shortagesMerchants and tunnel workers said the pace of smuggling fuel and other materials into the Gaza Strip had dropped in recent days, and reached its lowest level on Saturday amidst clashes between Egyptian residents of north Sinai and security forces. Gazans get […]

25 Jan
6:06

Israel Concludes Tunnel Linking Silwan With the “Western Wall”

January 25, 2011 6:06 PM Saed Bannoura Holy sites, Jerusalem, News Report 0

Uzi Dahari, in charge of the so-called Israeli Antiques Authorities, stated on Monday at night that the digging of a tunnel that links Silwan Arab town in East Jerusalem with the “western wall” of the Al Aqsa Mosque, was concluded. Dahari claimed that the digging and constructions under the Al […]

10 Jan
5:46

Five Palestinians Wounded In A Tunnel Explosion

January 10, 2011 5:46 PM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Palestinian medical sources reported late on Sunday at night that five Palestinians were injured after an explosion took place in a siege-busting tunnel, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The five residents suffered serious injuries and third-degree burns while three of them were moved to Nasser […]

26 Oct
7:46

Two Palestinians Killed By Power Surge in Rafah Tunnel

October 26, 2010 7:46 PM Saed Bannoura Miscellaneous, News Report, Rafah 0

Palestinian medical sources reported that two Palestinians were killed on Monday evening due to a power surge at a siege-busting tunnel in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. The tunnel, one of many across the border with Egypt, was used for smuggling food supplies and other basic […]

23 Oct
1:03

Man Dies in Gaza After Falling into Smuggling Tunnel

October 23, 2010 1:03 AM IMEMC News Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, News Report 0

On Friday, 20-year-old Ahmad Maher Abu Tu’eimah from southern Gaza died after falling into a tunnel, near Salah El-Deen gate in Rafah.According to Gaza medical services spokesman, Adham Abu Silmiyya, medical personnel found the body of the young man near the entrance to the tunnel. He was taken to Abu […]