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Israel finds 13 gunmen tunnelling
from Gaza into kibbutz

Telegraph [UK], by Robert Tait

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 7/17/2014 7:37:50 AM

A humanitarian ceasefire aimed at temporarily halting hostilities in Gaza came into effect on Tuesday hours after Israel said it had intercepted an attempt by 13 militants to infiltrate through a tunnel leading from the coastal territory. Both Israel and Hamas, the Islamist group in charge of Gaza, said they would observe the five-hour pause, which was requested by the UN and took effect at 10am local time (7am GMT), as the search for a formula leading to a long-term truce continued. There was little let up in the fighting even before the temporary ceasefire took hold, with Israel saying it had

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: NYBruin, 7/17/2014 8:37:55 AM     (No. 9928421)

File under "dog bites man" & other unsurprising news

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mickturn, 7/17/2014 8:40:36 AM     (No. 9928424)

Hint to Israel (they are likely already doing this).

1. They know where the rockets are launched from (GPS coordinates).

2. Map those locations and look at the fact that terrorists are lazy, a given.

3. Now look at a layout on a map...it is highly likely that Hamas doesn´t drag the rockets very far from their underground stash.

I´ll bet the launch points taken in total form a nice circle around the stash...

Once that is identified, take out the stash, stop this at the source.

On another front, these rockets are likely made in Iran or bought from the Russians/Koreans then shipped from Iran to Gaza.

Good surveilance could identify night activity identifying trucks carrying rockets...hit them while they are unloading, a real mess would ensue as they all blow up.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: TulsaTowner, 7/17/2014 10:06:29 AM     (No. 9928573)

They still have kibbutzs?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 7/17/2014 11:24:05 AM     (No. 9928696)

Only one gunman killed and the rest escaped? What kind of ineptitude is this?

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