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Hamas tunnel threat at center of war with Israel
| Jul 25, 3:22 AM (ET)
| By TIA GOLDENBERG
Posted on 07/25/2014 1:05:38 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
JERUSALEM (AP) A network of tunnels Palestinian militants have dug from Gaza to Israel dubbed "lower Gaza" by the Israeli military is taking center stage in the latest war between Hamas and Israel.
Gaza's Hamas rulers view them as a military game changer in its conflict with Israel. The Israeli military says the tunnels pose a serious threat and that destroying the sophisticated underground network is a key objective of its invasion of Gaza.
(Excerpt) Read more at apnews.myway.com ...
TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gaza; hamas; hamastunnels
on CNBC an AP wire was mentioned that an IDF General has Stated that objectives were to be expanded.
posted on 07/25/2014 1:33:49 PM PDT
... it would be nice if nitrous oxide were heavier than air.... then the idiots laughter would give away their activities.
posted on 07/25/2014 1:42:47 PM PDT
by himno hero
was just posted. I've the impression the extent of the tunnel systems, sorry, schools, took Israel by surprise.
posted on 07/25/2014 1:43:10 PM PDT
(government tampers with a freedom so fundamental, one shudders to think what lies ahead. Card Dolan)
What Israel should do is fill up the opening with high explosives, seal the openings and let fire.
posted on 07/25/2014 1:47:03 PM PDT
Pump in Fuel Air explosives....let it build up real nice and thick...then throw a grenade in the hole. Run like hell! Sounds like a job for us Ozark rednecks!
posted on 07/25/2014 1:56:19 PM PDT
(No realli, moose bytes can be quite nasti!!)
A suggestion to the IDF forces, although they may already be exploring this option: thermobaric devices, and lots of them. Not enough to collapse them mind you, but enough to destroy anything residing in them. Make the tunnels the enemy’s tomb.
posted on 07/25/2014 2:03:44 PM PDT
(We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
posted on 07/25/2014 2:34:04 PM PDT
("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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