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June 7, 2001
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Israel is excavating ditches along the Israeli-Egyptian border to expose tunnels used by the Palestinians to smuggle weapons, explosives and people into the Gaza Strip, according to the Israeli daily Ha’aretz. The paper reported that members of the army engineering corps involved in digging the 10-yard-deep ditches have come under heavy fire from Palestinians trying to stop them.

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