According to the Egyptians, the 2 kilometer long wall/underground barrier is designed to prevent armed Palestinian terrorists from crossing into Egypt overland or through terror-tunnels.
By Gary Willig
Egypt has begun construction of a new border wall along the Gaza Strip, according to a report by Al Monitor.
The construction began in late January as Egypt began a series of new projects to boost security on the Gaza border and prevent infiltration by terrorist and extremist elements from Gaza.
Map of Israel-Gaza-Egypt border with Egyptian border barrier – Wikimedia
When completed, the new wall will stretch from the Kerem Shalom Crossing to the Rafah Crossing, a distance of about two kilometers (1.2 miles). Continue Reading »
The latest discovery of this Hamas attack-tunnel substantiates Israel’s need to expedite the construction of the subterranean security-barrier along Israel’s border with Gaza, to prevent further underground infiltrations by heavily armed Palestinian terrorists.
By Yoav Zitun
A tunnel dug from the Gaza Strip into Israel has been discovered by Israeli troops, the IDF Spokesperson’s Office announced Monday evening.
The tunnel, which originates in the southern Strip, was uncovered on the Israeli side of the border in the last 24 hours during construction of an underground barrier along the Gaza border.
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IDF prepares another Hamas terror-tunnel entering Israel from Gaza for destruction.