The tunnel crossed into Israeli territory by several yards but did not yet have an exit point, military spokesman Jonathan Conricus told journalists.
Israel has said it is sanctioning the owners of Gaza buses which transported Palestinian protestors to border demonstrators, reports the Associated Press. Israel has accused Hamas and other militant groups of using the protests as a cover for attacks and says its snipers have only targeted "main instigators".
Signed in October previous year the reconciliation deal between West Bank-based Fatah and Gaza-based Islamist Hamas was aimed at ending a decade-long split between rival Palestinian factions and an attempt to unify policy across the two territories, now operating as two parallel governments.
The marches have been organized by Gaza's militant Hamas rulers, but large turnouts on two preceding Fridays were also driven by Gaza's dire living conditions and desperation among the territory's 2 million residents who have been enduring a crippling border closure by Israel and Egypt since 2007. "I believe we will not get anything [from Abbas]". "But that violence can not excuse shooting at unarmed protesters, and it can not excuse trapping nearly two million people inside Gaza". Hezbollah-affiliated Al-Akhbar newspaper confirmed the proposal.
He said, however, that "it was in the interest of the Palestinians to continue the March of Return until we achieve its goals".
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Hammad Al Raqab, another Hamas official, also denied as "fabrications", and said he doubted that any worldwide party would make such a proposal to Hamas. He added that the demonstrations had "exposed to the world Israeli crimes". A spokesperson for the European Union also denied the reports and said the body would only recognize the PA as leaders of Gaza.
Israel has received global scrutiny and worldwide mounting criticism for its use of live fire on seemingly peaceful protesters.
Israel offered no explanation for its publication about the laboratory, which followed a surge in Gaza border protests that organizers want to peak in mid-May - the 70th anniversary of Israel's founding.
Palestinian protesters burn an Israeli flag during clashes with Israeli forces near the border with Israel, east of Gaza city in the central Gaza strip, on April 13, 2018.