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Workers From Gaza's Destroyed Tunnels Struggle to Survivei
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October 08, 2013 3:34 PM
The economy of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip is reeling since Egypt destroyed hundreds of smuggling tunnels that it says were being used by Palestinian militants to stage attacks in the Sinai Peninsula. The destruction of the tunnels has wiped out thousands of jobs in Gaza. VOA's Scott Bobb talked to a tunnel worker and has this report from Rafah.

Workers From Gaza's Destroyed Tunnels Struggle to Survive

Published October 08, 2013

The economy of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip is reeling since Egypt destroyed hundreds of smuggling tunnels that it says were being used by Palestinian militants to stage attacks in the Sinai Peninsula. The destruction of the tunnels has wiped out thousands of jobs in Gaza. VOA's Scott Bobb talked to a tunnel worker and has this report from Rafah.


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