JERUSALEM (Worthy News)– Israel accepted a five-hour unilateral UN ceasefire proposal to allow humanitarian relief to enter Gaza. Meanwhile, the IDF thwarted at least 13 terrorists who tried to infiltrate Israel through a tunnel near Kibbutz Sufa, south of the Gaza Strip.
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Tel Aviv hosts test of new tunnel detection system – Ynet News
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