Live UpdateFrom the Liveblog of Monday, July 8, 2019
Eshkol council thanks IDF soldiers for locating latest attack tunnel
The Eshkol Regional Council on the border with the Gaza Strip issues a statement to residents about the new Hamas attack tunnel found running under the border into Israel.
“The tunnel was found thanks to the groundbreaking technological methods being employed along the border to protect our villages,” the council says.
“The tunnel no longer constitutes a threat and is being taken care of by the IDF. We thank the soldiers and officers of the IDF who are acting with determination and courage to protect us.”