By World Policy Journal
On Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered an on-the-ground offensive into Gaza in an effort to weaken Hamas. Israeli soldiers are dismantling rocket launch sites and underground tunnels that run from Gaza to Israel. Hamas uses underground tunnels to smuggle arms and even armed gunmen. But these tunnels are also how many Palestinians get basic supplies, bypassing the Israeli blockade.
Photojournalist Ahmed Deeb takes us through the smuggling tunnels running between Egypt and Gaza, similar to those between Israel and Gaza. Through his photo exclusive, we meet Mohammed Alhwani, a 12-year-0ld Palestinian boy who works underground.
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[Photos courtesy of Ahmed Deeb; video produced by Marya Pasciuto]