IDF reveals largest Hezbollah tunnel system discovered

May 31, 2019 by JNS
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The Israel Defense Forces revealed on Wednesday the largest Hezbollah tunnel system uncovered during last winter’s “Operation Northern Shield.”

IDF troops look into a tunnel discovered crossing between Lebanon and Israel. Credit: IDF.

According to the IDF, the tunnel, originating in the southern Lebanese town of Ramiyah, was 260 feet deep—equivalent to a 22-story building—more than 3,000 feet long and extended nearly 250 feet into Israel. It featured air-conditioning, phone lines, rail tracks and staging grounds for cross-border invasions.

The IDF launched its operation in December to discover and eliminate tunnel systems that Hezbollah could use to infiltrate and attack the Jewish state.

JNS

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