Bethlehem - Ma'an - Sources in the Egyptian security services said Friday
they had discovered a tunnel from Egypt into the Gaza Strip they suspect was
used to smuggle weapons.
The source told Reuter's Egyptian security officials found the tunnel by
accident near international marker No. 5 south of the Rafah border crossing.
The source said that the 1300 meter tunnel was equipped for smuggling
operation and that it appeared to have been used several times.
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