The Israeli military have released a video showing what they say is the tunnel used by about a dozen Hamas fighters last night as they attempted to attack Sufa in southern Isreal.
WATCH: Our forces expose the tunnel & weapons used by Hamas in its attempt to attack Israel today http://t.co/4ZWcfyo3yf
It's been an emotionally exhausting day in Israel and Gaza as hopes for peace were raised then dashed then raised then dashed again.
In the court of international opinion, this is how Israel wins a battle and still manages to lose the war.
Until the Israelis and the Palestinians find a way of resolving the underlining conflict this will not be more than a pause.