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In pictures: Searching for Gaza's tunnels
Destroying tunnels

Up to one tonne of explosive material can be needed to destroy a tunnel, leaving it entirely unsalvageable. A tunnel can be up to 15 metres underground and run for 250 metres.

The soldier in the photograph, Captain Aviv Hakani, was killed on 12 May 2004 when the armoured vehicle he was travelling in was blown up.

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