Israel’s Gaza wall is going underground. There is already a barrier along its border with Hamas controlled Gaza, now they are expanding their protection with an underground wall to prevent terrorist incursions via tunnels Hamas builds under the border. Before and during the last war between Israel and Hamas, the terrorist fighters used tunnels to attack civilians and blindside IDF troops.
The underground barrier was announced three years ago but now the IDF says it will accelerate the construction of the underground wall and it will be done within two years:
The Israeli army will spend $800 million on building a massive underground barrier along its border with Gaza. The wall will stretch along the entire 40-mile frontier and will be 40m deep.
Much will be concrete, latticed with iron bars and pipes laden with sensors. The army also plans to build a 6m-high steel barrier above it to prevent