Tunnel smuggle

RAFAH - When the calves were hauled out of the 1000 metre tunnel from Egypt yesterday they could hardly stand up.

RAFAH - When the calves were hauled out of the 1000 metre tunnel from Egypt yesterday they could hardly stand up.

Because of the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip underground livestock smuggling has increased dramatically ahead of Eid Al-Adha, the day of sacrifice due on December 10 .

"Even if we brought in animals every day we would not meet the demand for the Eid," said tunnel operator Abu Luqaib. - Reuters

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