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Official: Egypt destroyed 60 tunnels since Oct 28

Dec. 8, 2014 11:29 P.M. (Updated: Dec. 10, 2014 10:03 A.M.)
CAIRO (Ma'an) -- A military source in the Sinai said Monday that Egyptian border guards have destroyed over 60 smuggling tunnels along the Gaza borders since Oct. 28.

The source added that a tunnel with the length of 1,500 meters was uncovered in Rafah, and was placed under guard to be destroyed soon.

The official added that seven tunnels were uncovered outside of the buffer zone, five of which are 2,000 meters long. The other two are 1,500 and 1,750 meters long.

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