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Undeterred by closures, Hamas still boasts of tunnel advantage

Despite setbacks, Hamas has been digging more tunnels and continues to flaunt them as a strategic weapon against Israel in propaganda videos.
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Hamas’ military and political leaders constantly emphasize the importance of the tunnels that have become Hamas' main weapon against Israel in the Gaza Strip. Other weapons, such as rockets, have proven to be less effective, and Hamas' dependence on the tunnels is clear from the decline of the arms smuggling activity after the closure of the tunnels between the Gaza Strip and Egypt.

Now, Hamas members are digging new tunnels and restoring old ones that were destroyed during the 2014 war on Gaza.

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