Report: Egypt has uncovered 60 border tunnels to Gaza in 10 months

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November 13, 2007 16:27

 
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Egypt has uncovered 60 tunnels along its borders with the Gaza Strip and seized about 20,000 tons of explosives in the Sinai Peninsula over the past 10 months, said an Egyptian security report obtained by The Associated Press on Tuesday. The report, which provides details about tunnels, weapons smuggling and arrests of would-be suicide bombers, aims at countering Israeli accusations that Egypt is not doing enough to stop Palestinian smugglers, an Egyptian security official said. The official, who spoke on conditions of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the issue with the media, did not specify whether the report would be made public. The report describes each tunnel in detail, listing its depth, width, distance from the border and the names of the owners of the land where it was uncovered. Several tunnel entrances were dug inside private houses on Egypt's side of the border, the report says.

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