Tuesday, July 23, 2013

How long will the international community allow Gaza to suffer?

Hamas: Egypt destroyed 90% of tunnels between Egypt and Gaza

Hamas representative Sam Abu Zuhri states that the Egyptian army has destroyed 90 percent of the tunnels between Egypt and the Gaza Strip following the ousting of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi on 3 July.

The tunnels represented a lifeline for residents of Gaza, under Israeli siege since 2007, and a majority of basic goods including materials, food and fuel was brought in through the tunnels.

Abu Zuhri added that the Palestinian Authority in Gaza has attempted to negotiate an alternative to the tunnels with their Egyptian counterparts, but to no avail. More