There are things that are hard to imagine unless you see them with your own eyes – like this tunnel. You cannot understand the raw reality and power until you see them yourself – to walk here in the depths of the earth, so close to houses with innocent women and children, and to know that for years the militants of Hezbollah have been digging these tunnels.
The terrorists carved out these tunnels in hard rock, at a cost of hundreds of millions of dollars, to murder and kidnap Israeli civilians. For me, this experience illustrated more than anything else the intensity of Hezbollah’s hatred and the brainwashing they go through.
The Arabic language desk of the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit marked 15 years since the Second Lebanon War by inviting Israeli media commentators to visit a Hezbollah terror tunnel on the border with Lebanon. I was one of the guest participants.
Details of the tunnel
The IDF only identified the tunnel we visited in January 2019. At the end of May 2019, the IDF exposed it and plugged...
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