Some of the destroyed tunnels were three kilometers long and 30 meters deep.
Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar on Monday threatened that his group would fire rockets at Israel for six months continuously if the blockade on the Gaza Strip continues.
For about two years, Alef and his 28 friends have lived in Kibbutz Kerem Shalom, which is located next to the Gaza border.
The project is being carried out by the Defense Ministry’s Engineering and Construction Department and the Border and Sewage Administration.
Netanyahu's comments came after he convened a security cabinet meeting at the IDF Gaza Division headquarters to discuss the situation in the Gaza Strip.
Were Israel to use Egyptian methods, it would presumably face a wave of global criticism as it does nearly any time it uses force. Why the double-standard?
600 foot tunnel extended from a home in the Lebanese village of Kfar Kila and infiltrated some 40 meters into northern Israel; Residents tell Post they aren't surprised.
The bill includes $500 million in anti-missile defense aid and $50 million in anti-tunnel assistance.
Just as missile terrorism was far less effective than suicide bombing, tunnel terrorism was less effective than both, essentially foiled by technological developments.
In the video, the masked terrorists are seen getting a pep talk from their leader, identified as Abu Abdallah, and praying from the Koran.