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Gaza terror-tunnel collapses killing Hamas terrorist


The collapse of a “resistance tunnel”, the type dug for terror operations against Israel, killed yet another Hamas terrorist, this time in Khan Yunis.

By Elad Benari


A Hamas terrorist was killed on Friday as a tunnel collapsed in southern Gaza, the terrorist group which controls Gaza said, according to the AFP news agency.

The group said Yussef al-Agha died in Khan Yunis in the collapse of a “resistance tunnel”, the type dug for terror operations against Israel.

Hamas has been busily reconstructing its terror tunnel network breaching into Israeli territory and which was targeted by Israel during the 2014 counterterror operation. Continue Reading »

Two Hamas terrorists died in another terror-tunnel collapse


In an official Hamas statement issued Wednesday, the terror organization that rules the Gaza acknowledged that two of its members were killed and another injured when a “resistance tunnel” leading from Gaza to Israel collapsed on them.

By The Associated Press


Two Hamas terrorists were killed while working on an attack tunnel intended for an infiltration from Gaza into Israel collapsed in the territory near the border with Israel, according to a statement issued by the group.

Gaza’s Health Ministry said another Palestinian was injured in the incident. Hamas said they were working in a “resistance tunnel.”

A Hamas terror-tunnel leading from Gaza to Israel - Photo: IDF Spokesperson's Unit

A Hamas terror-tunnel leading from Gaza to Israel – Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit

Hamas is currently trying to rebuild its vast underground tunnel network that was decimated in the 2014 war in Gaza between Hamas and Israel. Continue Reading »

After long chain of tunnel collapses, second Gaza terrorist killed in 48 hours


Monday, a Hamas member was killed in a Gaza terror-tunnel collapse, just 48 hours after Saturday’s tunnel collapse that also killed a Palestinian terrorist.

By i24news


A member of the Gaza based Hamas terror group died Monday when a tunnel collapsed east of Rafah, the group’s military wing the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades said.

Gaza victims of ‘work accident’ – Arab media

The man killed was named as Emir Jaber Al Hamad Abu Taima , 21, from Khan Younis.

Hamas offered no details on the circumstances of the collapse and did not say whether it took place during digging operations or a training exercise. Continue Reading »

Palestinian news agency Ma’an reports Hamas militant killed in terror-tunnel collapse


The ‘work-accident’ is the latest in over a dozen similar tunnel collapses this year killing Gaza’s terrorists.



A Hamas militant was killed in the Gaza Strip after a terror tunnel collapsed, Palestinian news agency Ma’an reported.

A Hamas terrorist in an underground terror-tunnel. - Photo: screenshot

A Hamas terrorist in an underground terror-tunnel. – Photo: screenshot

The military wing of Hamas, Izzadin Kassam Brigades, released a statement saying that a member of the brigade, Ana Salameh Abu Lashin was killed when the tunnel collapsed on him.

According to the Palestinian news agency, Israeli officials have claimed that Hamas is preparing for another round of combat with Israel and have threatened retaliation. Continue Reading »

Dropping like flies: 10 terrorists injured in another Gaza terror-tunnel collapse

According to Palestinian reports, at least 10 Islamic Jihad terrorists are reportedly injured in Gaza’s latest terror tunnel collapse.

By Elad Benari


At least 10 Islamic Jihad terrorists were injured when a terror tunnel leading into Israeli territory collapsed in Gaza late on Tuesday, Palestinian and Israeli media reported.

According to the reports, a few others were missing following the collapse of the tunnel in the Shuja’iyya neighborhood of Gaza City.

The incident is just the latest of many similar collapses of Gaza tunnels in recent months. On Saturday, a 22-year-old Hamas terrorist was killed when a tunnel collapsed in Gaza. Continue Reading »

Another Gaza terror-tunnel collapses, Another Islamic Jihad terrorist dead


In the latest in over a dozen tunnel cave-ins this year, Islamic Jihad reports of an Al-Quds Brigade terrorist recovered dead after a terror-tunnel in northern Gaza collapsed.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


A tunnel collapse in the Gaza Strip on Sunday killed a member of the terror group Islamic Jihad’s armed wing, it said, in the latest in a series of such incidents.

The collapse occurred in the northern Gaza Strip, the Al-Quds Brigades said in a statement, without providing further details.

It identified the terrorist killed as Ibrahim Hassan Al-Masri, 28, of Al-Quds’s northern command.


The northern Gaza Strip, controlled by the radical Islamist terror organization Hamas, shares a border with Israel. Continue Reading »

SUCCESS!  IDF Exposes 2nd Hamas Terror-Tunnel Into Israel


Today’s revelations confirm that both the small arms & mortar rounds directed at IDF forces by Hamas was a desperate and unsuccessful ploy to prevent Israel from locating, then destroying another multimillion dollar Gaza terror-tunnel.

By Ari Soffer


It has been cleared for publication that the IDF has uncovered a second terror tunnel from Gaza into southern Israel, mere weeks after a previous tunnel was exposed and destroyed.

Second terror tunnel revealed by IDF

Second terror tunnel revealed by IDF IDF Spokespersons Unit

The tunnel reached as deep as 30 meters underground, security sources said, and begins in the southern Gaza Strip.

“Over the past few days, we have worked thoroughly in several locations,” a senior IDF officer told Arutz Sheva.

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Dropping Like Flies: Tunnel #7 collapses, killing another Hamas terrorist


Unlike previous 6 tunnel collapses where fault was placed on Egypt or Israel, which made smugglers & terrorists alike worried about entering, Hamas has officially labeled the death of  Izzadin Al-Kassam Brigades member, “a work accident.”


A Gaza tunnel collapsed in Shujaiyyeh, in the eastern part of Gaza city on Monday, an area near the border with Israel, killing a Hamas operative who was inside.

Abdel Salam Aid Al-Batniji, 36, of the Hamas military wing, died in a tunnel collapse in Gaza. – Photo: ARAB SOCIAL MEDIA

Hamas’s military wing, the Izzadin Al-Kassam Brigades, named the operative as 36-year-old Al-Salam Al-Batniji. Continue Reading »

1 Dead Smuggler, Another Missing After Hamas’ 7th Tunnel Collapsed Thursday


Terrorist body unearthed after Hamas’ latest Gaza tunnel collapse 3 days ago, this one an underground smuggling tunnel into Egypt, that has ISIS members working on the Sinai side.

By Ben Ariel


A Gazan was found dead on Saturday and another remains missing after the collapse of yet another tunnel on the Egypt border, the interior ministry in Hamas-run Gaza said, according to AFP.

On Thursday, rescue services said seven men had been trapped in the collapse of a tunnel.

Five were rescued, but “the body of Fadi Abu Dan was pulled out as the search continues for someone else,” the ministry said on Saturday. Continue Reading »

Still Dropping Like Flies: 6 Hamas smugglers buried alive in 6th tunnel collapse in 2016

With 12 Hamas terrorists already dead from previous collapses since January, Hamas blames Egypt for the latest, as 6 smugglers are buried alive and one unaccounted for.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


Six Palestinians were trapped and another was missing Thursday after a Gaza smuggling tunnel collapsed, a local Hamas official said.

He described the underground passage from the southern Gaza town of Rafah into neighbouring Egypt as a “trade tunnel.”

The cave-in, the sixth since January, was caused by Egyptian flooding of the border zone in its campaign to stop smuggling, the official told AFP.


Authorities have spoken to one of the trapped men by mobile telephone and rescue efforts are under way, he added. Continue Reading »

Hamas operatives believe Israel behind tunnel collapses, afraid to go underground


After the latest incident, the 2nd time in as many days, and the 3rd time in a week, raising total Palestinian terrorist killed to 12, Hamas operatives are worried about entering terror-tunnels.



Hamas operatives are afraid to enter underground tunnels in the Gaza Strip fearing they will collapse, The Jerusalem Post has learned from Palestinian sources.

A Palestinian worker re-digs a smuggling tunnel after being flooded by Egyptian security forces. – Photo: REUTERS

A Palestinian worker re-digs a smuggling tunnel after being flooded by Egyptian security forces. – Photo: REUTERS

In addition, some of the operatives digging the tunnels believe Israel was involved in at least some of the recent tunnel collapses that claimed the lives of several Hamas men. Continue Reading »

Palestinian terrorist dead as 5th Hamas terror-tunnel collapses since January 26

Resumption of death curse with yet another terrorist killed and 5 more wounded in Gaza, as fifth Hamas terror-tunnel collapses, raising total Palestinian terrorist killed to 12.

By Ari Yashar


A Hamas terrorist was killed on Thursday and five other terrorists were wounded when a tunnel collapsed in Khan Yunis, located in southern Gaza.

The Hamas health ministry identified the killed terrorist as 31-year-old Mohammed Mussa al-Astal.

The death restarts the series of tunnel fatalities in Gaza after a break of nearly a month. Early last month the tally reached as high as 11 Gazanswho died while digging tunnels, in collapses that came in quick succession. Continue Reading »

Dropping like flies: Hamas searching for 5 missing terrorists in collapsed terror-tunnel


In 4th collapsed Gaza tunnel since January, Hamas search & rescue teams are trying desperately to recover the 5 members of its military wing who disappeared.

By Daniel Siryoti


Yet another tunnel dug by Hamas in the Gaza Strip has collapsed. Palestinian media outlets reported Sunday that five members of Hamas’ Izzedine al-Qassam military wing had been trapped when a tunnel collapsed on them east of Zeitoun in the Gaza Strip.

The opening to one of Hamas’ tunnels leading into Israel from Gaza – Photo: Reuters

Their condition was unknown. Hamas cordoned off the scene and search and rescue teams were looking for the five operatives. Continue Reading »

Eighth Terrorist Dead After Another Hamas Terror-Tunnel Collapses in Gaza


Only a week after 7 Palestinian terrorists were killed digging a Gaza terror-tunnel when it collapsed due to heavy rainfall, another incident yesterday killed yet another Hamas terrorist.

By Ari Soffer


A member of Hamas’s “military arm,” the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, has died after an underground tunnel collapsed in the Gaza Strip Tuesday.

The terrorist was identified by Hamas’s Al Aqsa TV station as 23-year-old Khaider a-Zahar.

His death was formally announced after numerous Palestinian media outlets reported that one person was missing and eight others injured after the tunnel collapsed earlier this evening.

It comes just one week after seven other Hamas terrorists were killed under similar circumstances, when the tunnel they were in collapsed as a result of heavy rainfall. Continue Reading »

Reported, then denied: 7 Palestinian terrorists dead after terror tunnel collapses


The Palestinian terrorists were killed when heavy rains cause the terror-tunnel to collapse, burying them alive while rebuilding Hamas tunnels with humanitarian supplies meant for the Gazan’s.



At least 7 Hamas militants were killed digging underground tunnels after heavy rains northeast of Gaza City caused the tunnel to collapse, according to a report by Israel Radio citing Palestinian sources.

A Hamas terrorist in an underground tunnel in Gaza‏. – Screenshot

Stormy weather led to the collapse of a tunnel in al-Tuffah, which is in northern Gaza. According to the media reports, the militants were killed during the tunnel’s collapse and were buried alive.

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