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Israel's Army Says It Found Tunnels Dug By Hezbollah Beneath Border With Lebanon

Israel says its Operation Northern Shield will "expose and destroy" a series of tunnels that it says Hezbollah dug into Israel from Lebanon, where the militant group is based.

Israel has launched a military operation intended to "expose and destroy" a series of tunnels it says Hezbollah dug into Israel from Lebanon, where the militant group is based. The Israel Defense Forces embarked on Operation Northern Shield on Tuesday, surprising observers on both sides of the border.

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