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Intelligence Sources: Iran Building New Underground Tunnel To House Missiles
Iran Building New Underground Tunnel To House Missiles: Intelligence Sources
By Trey Yingst
Iran is building an underground tunnel to store missiles and large-scale weapons, according to satellite images obtained by Fox News and Western intelligence sources who reviewed the information.
The structure, housed within the Imam Ali military base in Eastern Syria, is estimated to be nearly 400 feet long, 15 feet wide and 13 feet deep.
The first image--taken by Image Sat International (ISI), an end-to-end geospatial intelligence solutions company, where construction of the tunnel can be seen--was captured on Oct. 5.
Two weeks later, a shed was used to hide the tunnel entrance from the air. Large dirt piles appeared at the opposite end of the tunnel as excavations continue.
Western intelligence sources believe missiles and other weapons will be housed in this structure.