23 June 2020

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A video released by an extremist Jewish settler group called “Hilltop Youth” has showed that a new big tunnel is being built under the Aqsa Mosque and its western wall and will be opened officially in early July.

Hilltop Youth published the footage about the new tunnel for a few minutes on its website and then removed it.

The footage showed a tunnel was being dug and Jewish settlers excitedly carrying dirt and rocks from the site, utilizing digging equipment and taking pictures for themselves during the work.

According to local sources who saw the video, the tunnel goes beneath the Aqsa Mosque compound, especially at its Maghariba Gate, its western wall, the Umayyad Palaces area at the compound’s southern wall, and the triple door of the Marwani prayer hall.

SOURCE: Palestine Information Center