Israel targets Hezbollah 'terror tunnels'

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Israel says the tunnels threaten civilian communities

The Israeli army says it has begun an operation to dam what it calls “terror tunnels” dug into its territory by means of the Hezbollah motion in Lebanon.

It mentioned it was once neutralising the tunnels ahead of they turned into operational and a risk to civilian communities.

It didn’t say what number of tunnels there have been, however mentioned the operation would happen on Israel’s aspect of the border.

Tensions are prime between Israel and Hezbollah, which fought a month-long battle in 2006.

Greater than 1,125 Lebanese, maximum of them civilians, and a few 40 Israeli civilians, have been killed in that battle.

It all started when Hezbollah militants introduced a raid into Israel, killing 8 infantrymen and kidnapping two others, who additionally died.

Israel has warned that some other battle with the crowd is most likely and has mentioned it is going to use huge army power in any new struggle.

Hezbollah, which possesses one of the vital tough militias within the area, has threatened to assault Israel with its huge rocket arsenal if battle breaks out.

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