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July 24, 2014 / 26 Tammuz, 5774
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Massive Explosion When IDF Struck Explosives Laden Terror Tunnel

Hamas terrorists died as the explosives they were smuggling detonated when their tunnel was hit by the IDF

This is the aftermath of an explosion of a tunnel, loaded with explosives, that ran from central Gaza into Israel. (archive photo)

This is the aftermath of an explosion of a tunnel, loaded with explosives, that ran from central Gaza into Israel. (archive photo)
Photo Credit: IDF

The massive explosion in Gaza early Monday morning which resulted in the death of seven Hamas terrorists was caused both by the IDF and Hamas.

When the IDF targeted and hit one of the smuggling tunnels built by Hamas which connects underground to Israel,  it caught terrorists who were in the tunnel carrying and working with explosives which they had intended to use to murder Israeli civilians. Instead, the explosives detonated, causing the deaths and additional damage to the structure of the tunnel.

Because those explosives were destroyed, they could not be used to wreak terror and potential harm to Israeli citizens.

“Terror tunnels such as this one demonstrate Hamas’ constant attempts to violate Israel’s sovereignty and carry out complex attacks,” said IDF Spokesman Lt. Col. Peter Lerner. “We are committed to fulfil our duty with preemptive precision and extensive intelligence in order to safeguard Israelis under threat. Gaza terrorists will not be free to scheme, plot and conspire. They will face the repercussions of their loathsome intentions.”

The rocket attacks which began escalating since the time when Palestinian Arabs kidnapped and murdered three Israeli teenagers, terrorists in Gaza have launched more than 240 rockets at Israel.

About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is the US correspondent for The Jewish Press. She is a recovered lawyer who previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools.


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143 Responses to “Massive Explosion When IDF Struck Explosives Laden Terror Tunnel”

  1. Allan Ellman says:

    Good job, well done.

  2. Gary Gien says:

    Only seven . Should’ve been more

  3. Becky Barum says:

    Well done. Kick ass.

  4. Seems like muslims know how to use tunnels to transport weapons, explosives, and maybe those WMD’s that no one seems to think exists

  5. Seems like muslims know how to use tunnels to transport weapons, explosives, and maybe those WMD’s that no one seems to think exists

  6. Neil LeDock says:

    Glory Alleluia – IDF is marching on

  7. John Kaboff says:

    Keep up the good work. And remember to never apologize for killing a Muslim terrorist

  8. John Kaboff says:

    Keep up the good work. And remember to never apologize for killing a Muslim terrorist

  9. do it again and again and again

  10. do it again and again and again

  11. Another seven bite the dust.

  12. Jim Buckley says:

    Seven more good muSlims!

  13. Jim Buckley says:

    Seven more good muSlims!

  14. Tom Jernigan says:

    And Hamas is going to retaliate because these goat-****ers were present in a explosive-laden tunnel which exists solely for the purpose of killing Jews…ignorance is in their DNA.

  15. Tom Jernigan says:

    And Hamas is going to retaliate because these goat-****ers were present in a explosive-laden tunnel which exists solely for the purpose of killing Jews…ignorance is in their DNA.

  16. Janet Berger says:

    Another 7 bites the dust!

  17. Janet Berger says:

    Another 7 bites the dust!

  18. O HAMAS PAGA BEM CARO TODO O MAL QUE FAZ !!! SHALOM ISRAEL ..

  19. Hank Lukas says:

    Hope you find more.

  20. That’s Good keep shelling them. I wonder if their virgins where waiting in line for them. Ha! what idiots.

  21. Charlie Hall says:

    May they rest in pieces!

  22. many happy retutns!

  23. many happy retutns!

  24. Sandy Benet says:

    Couldn’t happen for a nicer people

  25. Sandy Benet says:

    Couldn’t happen for a nicer people

  26. Intifada three is warming up for jihadists.

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