The members of Hamas’s military wing were repairing a tunnel into Israel that was used for several attacks against Israeli forces during the 2014 war.
- 29 January, 2016 7 Hamas Members Are Killed in Tunnel Collapse in Gaza The men were repairing an old cross-border tunnel in eastern Gaza used in the war last year when it collapsed, Hamas said. Four workers survived.
- 20 July, 2015 Israel Arrests 4 Palestinians in West Bank Shooting Israel said it had uncovered a network of Hamas militants suspected of involvement in the shooting that killed an Israeli man and wounded three others in the West Bank in June.
- 18 February, 2018 Two Gaza teens killed by Israeli fire after approaching the border, Palestinian ministry says The bodies of the two were found in the morning in southern Gaza ■ Two others were wounded and taken to the hospital earlier from the same area
- 9 April, 2018 The source of Gaza’s woes As long as Hamas continues to rule in the Strip, there will be no relief for the population there and no respite for Israel
- 18 March, 2018 Destroyed tunnels and border bombs: Hamas and Israel dangerously close to another Gaza war It would take only one mass-casualty incident – either a Palestinian terror attack or an Israeli operation – to spark a broader military clash