Netanyahu visits IDF tunnel project on the Lebanese border

The IDF disclosed Tuesday that a third Hizballah tunnel had been uncovered snaking under the border from Lebanon into Israel and warned that it was booby-trapped. A short time later, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu arrived on the scene and met IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gady Eisenkot and the officers and men running the operation. Italian Dep Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, who had just arrived for a visit to Israel, was flown by helicopter over the site and received a rundown of the Hizballah tunnel threat and the IDF operation. DEBKAfile: This was planned in the hope that the Italian government would convince the Italian commander of UNIFIL, Gen. Stefano Del Col, to cooperate with the IDF and take charge of neutralizing the tunnels on the Lebanese side of the border.

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4 thoughts on “Netanyahu visits IDF tunnel project on the Lebanese border

  • Dec 11, 2018 @ 20:33 at 20:33
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    Because time of bombardments over Beirut is near, please pay a lot of attention to the cargo area in the port of Beirut.

    They have there one of the largest grain silo in the world, and right now is filled up to the top. 120,000 metric tons of imports because they do not produce at all. Silos are known for high level explosion & fire risk, any stray bomb or stray missile from their air defense system would multiply this level to almost certitude.

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  • Dec 11, 2018 @ 22:16 at 22:16
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    Give Lebanon a couple more days to do something about these tunnels and then blow ’em sky high if they don’t get their heads out of their asses by then. The Lebanese buildings located above the tunnels are forfeit.

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  • Dec 12, 2018 @ 0:49 at 0:49
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    Another opportunity for Natanyahou for drama.

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  • Dec 13, 2018 @ 1:52 at 1:52
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    how much longer is bibi going to play this policy off continment while babies die while he waltzes around looking for adulation & photo shouts to keep him in power

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