Terrorist group Hamas announced that one person was killed and several reported missing in the collapse of the tunnel in the Central Gaza strip. The victim – 23-year-old Haidar al-Zahar, a nephew of the member of the management group, Mahmoud AZ-Zahar.
According to the report, the cause of the collapse became weather conditions. Acknowledging the death of one of the militants, Hamas reported that communication with others is lost. However, according to unofficial estimates killed at least three people, several more were blocked.
Note that for the last week this is the second such incident. On January 28, Hamas announced about the collapse of a tunnel in the southern Gaza. Then killed seven workers. A few days later, representatives of the groups said that this tunnel was used to kidnap Sergeant Oron Shaul.
In Israel the news was interpreted as evidence of intensive underground work. Hamas States that in the next conflict, the tunnels will become a strategic weapon. The inhabitants of the settlements around the Gaza, they say that you hear the noise of builders.