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Egypt destroys 1,370 Gaza smuggling tunnels: army
Strip has been under blockade since 2006
- A Palestinian man works in a tunnel in Rafah, on the border between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip. Since the summer, Egypt’s military has tried to destroy or seal off most of the smuggling tunnels under the Gaza-Egypt border, a consequence of the heightened tensions between Cairo and the Hamas government in Gaza.
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