IDF Spokesperson Brig. Gen. Ronen Manelis told reporters the tunnel was discovered in Israeli territory, near the border fence, opposite the city of Khan Younis. At least 12 others were injured, Gaza's health ministry said.
Danon accused Hamas of a "double war-crime committed as terror tunnels are built to attack Israelis, while using the children of Gaza as human shields".
Abu Eita said that despite the incident, the Palestinians would push ahead with the unity plan.
The incident raised tensions between Israel and the Palestinians, with both Hamas and Islamic Jihad vowing revenge.
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Meanwhile, the entire area around Kissufim was declared a closed military zone by the IDF.
It was still being dug and no opening was found in Israeli territory, he said.
During Protective Edge, a major tunnel infiltration aimed at the residents of a kibbutz near the Gaza border was thwarted just as terrorists were emerging on the Israeli side.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel had used "breakthrough technology" to find and destroy the tunnel.
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Earlier on Monday, the Israeli army announced that an underground tunnel that goes from southern Gaza into Israel was blown up and destroyed, adding that the tunnel is 2 km long and it is under construction.
Hamas is due to hand control of Gaza back to the Palestinian Authority by 1 December under the agreement.
The fate of the Hamas security forces after it transfers power to the PA in the territory is one of the most delicate issues facing the reconciliation process.
The military had been monitoring it for "some time", Conricus said, declining to say when it was first discovered. The Palestinians also demanded to put a halt to Jewish visits to the Temple Mount, which they called "incursions by Jewish extremists into the Al-Aqsa Mosque and all the holy sites", claiming the visits create a climate of tension and push the region towards religious conflict.
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Any reconciliation could actually have a detrimental effect on Middle East peace; Israel has consistently refused to negotiate with any group that includes Hamas.