Israelis authorities set to erection of an underground fencing along the border with Gaza Strip with the purpose to terminate building tunnels carried out by Hamas militants, Associated Press reports on Friday citing the Defense Ministry oficial.
According to the source, the depth of this concrete barrier will amount to several dozens of meters. The structure will be constructed along the border with Gaza Strip.
An experimental section of the barrier is already under construction.
Hamas militants exploit tunnels to penetrate into Israel’s territory from Gaza Strip. Over the period of July and August 2014, Israelis Defense Forces conducted a military operation in Gaza Strip, aimed at the tunnels demolition. As a result, Israelis discovered and buried 32 tunnels, 14 of which led to the territory of Israel.