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Hamas begins digging new tunnels from Gaza to Israel (video)

By Mason White 5:42 PM September 10, 2014
Inside new Hamas terror tunnel 

By: Anika Rao
(Scroll down for video) Just a few weeks after the Israeli-Gaza war ended, Hamas is digging new terror tunnels between Gaza and Israel, a video uploaded to the Internet by MEMRI showed.

Islamic Jihad said it began the reconstruction of the underground tunnel system in Gaza, according to a report translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute.

In the video, a blindfolded reporter from Al-Jazeera, was taken to the tunnel under construction.

A masked fighter digging the tunnel said that he is a member of Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad.

“We are now inside one of the tunnels of the Al-Quds Brigades, where we began working when the Gaza war ended and the ceasefire was declared,” the masked fighter said.

Israeli soldiers destroyed 30 tunnels bordering its territory during Operation Protective Edge, which lasted 50 days.

In the video, the Islamic Jihad member said that the group is preparing for the next round of the battle, and the tunnels in question would be used to launch attacks and artillery fire against Israel.