According to the military, the closure of the Kerem Shalom crossing was a necessary security measure for those in the crossing area and while the consequences of the closure would be felt in the Strip, "the Hamas terror organization repeatedly chooses to harm the welfare of Gaza residents".
Conricus said the crossing itself was a potential target, as well as the gas and fuel pipelines.
"This is a blatant violation of Israeli sovereignty, endangering the citizens of Israel and sabotaging the humanitarian efforts that Israel is making for the citizens of Gaza", read a statement by the IDF.
The tunnel that was destroyed crossed into Israel near the Kerem Shalom Crossing, he said.
"There are those who have said the IDF just targeted sand dunes - this is incorrect", he said, alluding to the reports.
Conricus, the military spokesman, noted that the tunnel's route stretched underneath the Kerem Shalom crossing, where 15 million tons of food, clothing, construction material and other essential goods had been transferred into Gaza since the 2014 war.
Official Palestinian media said that "infrastructure" was farmland in the southern Gaza Strip, prompting many to assume that it was, in fact, a tunnel beneath the field, though not necessarily one that crossed into Israeli territory.
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IDF forces are believed to have destroyed four terror tunnels since late October, targeting one in October, one in December, and two in January. "This is a key mission for us and our intention is to allow quiet and to deter Hamas so we can continue to build the obstacle".
Israel has been constructing a sensor-equipped underground wall along the 60-km Gaza border, aiming to complete the $1.1 billion project by mid-2019.
The IDF said it also extended into Egyptian territory.
On Saturday night the IDF announced it would be closing the Kerem Shalom crossing after an assessment of the current security situation, but did not provide further details.
Media asked if the tunnel could have functioned as both a smuggling and attack tunnel, the army spokesperson responded, "It could have, but we deal with the infrastructure".
It is the second time Kerem Shalom has been closed in under a month.
The rockets were launched by Salafi groups and the Islamic Jihad, but the military maintains that Hamas should be held responsible for any hostility from the besieged Palestinian enclave.
The administration accuses Larijani of being responsible for the violent crackdown on dissidents in Iran during recent protests . Trump has argued that Obama, a Democrat, negotiated a bad deal for the United States in agreeing to the nuclear accord.
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Offensively, the Patriots are averaging 28.6 points and 394.2 total yards (276.1 in passing and 118.1 in rushing ) per game. Nevertheless, Titans' All-Pro safety Kevin Byard tied for the league lead with eight interceptions on the 2017 campaign.
It was unclear how well Woodward and Bernstein knew each other in high school, or the nature of their relationship, Barnes said. Video from a pair of local television stations showed the suspect being led into the Orange County jail in handcuffs.
After the report was released, University of Rochester president Joel Seligman announced that he had made a decision to resign . The complainants, at a news conference, called the report incomplete and said their legal fight would continue.
Cole is in his second year of arbitration eligibility, and players and management are set to swap salary figures Friday. A few days before Christmas, there was speculation that Cole was headed to the New York Yankees .
The drive culminated in a 4-yard touchdown pass from Brady to Chris Hogan in the back of the end zone that made the score 21-7. A dejected Marcus Mariota stood at the podium on Saturday night, his ankles still taped, and disappointed etched on his face.
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