There are numerous reports that after heavy artillery shelling along the border, Israeli troops have entered on the ground in Gaza. Israel i24 News reports that the Prime Minister’s office has authorized a ground incursion to destroy tunnels.

It’s not known if it is a limited incursion or something larger. It comes the same day that Hamas launched an unsuccessful attack through a tunnel near an Israeli Kibbutz.

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Twitter - @IsraelPM tweets Gaza ground invasion 7-17-2014