52579IDF SPOX: IDF SPOKESPERSON ANNOUNCEMENT: IAF Struck Infiltration Tunnel in Northern Gaza Strip
- Aug 30, 2009
August 30th, 2009
IAF Struck Infiltration Tunnel in northern Gaza Strip
Overnight, the Israel Air Force successfully targeted a tunnel leading from the northern Gaza Strip towardsIsrael .
The tunnel was intended to be used for an infiltration into Israeli territory in order to execute a terrorist attack
against Israeli citizens or IDF soldiers. It was dug from underneath a building located 1.5 kilometers away from the security fence.
The attack was in response to a Qassam rocket fired from Gaza into Israeli territory on Saturday morning.