The Palestinian media reported about the collapse of another tunnel in the Gaza strip. The militants controlling the Gaza terrorist organization Hamas blocked the area of collapse in the neighborhood of Zeitun in southern Gaza.
Information about the victims is not currently reported.
This was the third collapse of underground tunnels in Gaza that have occurred over the last week. Monday, February 2, when a tunnel collapsed in Central Gaza strip killed at least three people, including 39-year-old field commander of the «Brigades Izaddin al-kasama» Fuad Abu Ashura ataui and the 23-year-old Haidar al-Zahar, a nephew of one of the Hamas leaders Mahmoud AZ-Zahar. According to unofficial data, several militants who were in the tunnel at the moment of collapse, are still missing.
Last week, Hamas confirmed the death of seven militants in the result of the collapse of «tunnel of Jihad» in the Northern part of the Gaza strip. Then they said that the tunnel collapsed due to heavy rains. In this case it was a concrete tunnel designed for regular militia action, and not on conventional tunnel smugglers. This tunnel was used during the operation protective edge to steal the senior Sergeant of the IDF soldiers Oron Shaul.