Security incident underway on the Gaza border

HAPPENING NOW: A serious security incident is reportedly underway along the security border fence in the southern Gaza area.

According to sources, the IDF is neutralizing a Hamas terror tunnel that penetrated into southern Israel.

Sources reported that the IDF moved heavy machinery towards the border. IAF aircraft being heard in the area.

Israeli sources are censored from reporting.

UPDATE – IDF discovers cross-border Hamas terror tunnel that infiltrates Israel from Gaza

Cleared for publication: During the construction of the underground barrier along the Gaza border, the IDF discovered a Hamas terror tunnel that crosses into Israeli territory.

IDF engineering units are operating in the area.

Earlier on Monday, the IDF shot down a drone near Zikim Beach in southern Israel, which infiltrated from Gaza. The drone has been taken in for further inspection.

IDF shoots down drone infiltrating from Gaza into Israel (2)

According to reports, two suspicious drones were spotted near Kibbutz Zikim. Security forces were conducting additional searches in the area and residents have been told to stay vigilant.