Inside the tunnels of Gaza

The Israeli army hunts for underground passages said to be used by Palestinian militants for cross-border attacks.

  • Israeli army officer gives explanations during an army organised tour in a tunnel said to be used by Palestinian militants for cross-border attacks � POOL New / Reuters

  • Israeli army officers talk at the entrance of a tunnel said to be used by Palestinian militants for cross-border attacks � POOL New / Reuters

  • Israeli army officer walks during an army organised tour in a tunnel said to be used by Palestinian militants for cross-border attacks � POOL New / Reuters

  • Israeli army officers talk with journalists at the entrance of a tunnel said to be used by Palestinian militants for cross-border attacks before an army organised tour for journalists at the Gaza border � POOL New / Reuters

  • Gas deployed by the Israeli army gushes out of a hole in a tunnel during an operation just outside the Gaza Strip � Baz Ratner / Reuters

  • An Israeli military excavator works on the Gaza side of the border with Israel during an operation to search for tunnels dug by Palestinian militants � Baz Ratner / Reuters

  • An Israeli army officer stands at the entrance of a tunnel said to be used by Palestinian militants for cross-border attacks � POOL New / Reuters

  • Israeli army officer gives explanations during an army organised tour in a tunnel said to be used by Palestinian militants for cross-border attacks � POOL New / Reuters

  • Smoke deployed by the Israeli army gushes out of a hole in a tunnel during an operation just outside the Gaza Strip � Amir Cohen / Reuters

  • An Israeli army officer walks up at the entrance of a tunnel said to be used by Palestinian militants for cross-border attacks � POOL New / Reuters

  • An Israeli soldier takes position after receiving a warning of a possible tunnel dug from the Gaza Strip into Israel, outside the Gaza Strip � Amir Cohen / Reuters

  • An Israeli truck is seen near a tunnel during an operation to search for tunnels dug by the Palestinian militants, near Kibbutz Nir Am just outside the Gaza Strip � Baz Ratner / Reuters