Days of Palestine

Saturday, June 10

Israeli Occupation Demolishes 18 Palestinian Residential, Agricultural Facilities in Occupied West Bank

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Days of Palestine – Ramallah

Israeli occupation forces (IOF) launched Wednesday a massive demolition campaign that affected Palestinian residential and agricultural facilities in the Occupied West Bank and Jerusalem.

Local sources said that the demolitions affected 18 residential and agricultural facilities and fences in separate areas of the West Bank.

In Jerusalem, the Israeli occupation forces demolished the house of Hatem Abu Ryala, from Al-Isawiya town, for the sixth time in a row.

During the demolition, IOF beat the family members, causing a fracture in the hand of one of his daughters, sources confirmed.

The IOF also demolished two storehouses and a wall, in the town of Al-Zayem, northeast of occupied Jerusalem, on the pretext of not having a permit.

Meanwhile, the Israeli bulldozers destroyed a 70-square-meter mobile home, owned by Abd al-Rahman al-Salaymeh, housing five people, and a 120-square-meter sheep barracks.

The Israeli occupation bulldozers also demolished four walls, for the citizens of Abdel Nasser Al-Imam, Ayman Yaghmour, Abu Rami Al-Raz, and Abu Adel Jewels.

In Hebron, the IOF demolished a 45-square-meter residential room and water well. They also notified of the demolition of a storehouse in the Al-Baqa’a area, northeast of Hebron, and demolished a residential room for Muhammad Jaber.

For the fourth time in 4 months, the occupation forces demolished 9 agricultural and residential facilities in Khirbet al-Fakhit, Masafer Yatta, south of Hebron.

The demolitions affected the tents of the families of Al-Najjar and Abu Sabha, which house a large number of citizens, including women and children.

In Salfit, IOF distributed ten notices to stop work and construction on homes and facilities in Marda village, north of the governorate.

Local sources said that the occupation forces stormed the village, and handed notices to stop work and construction for ten facilities, in the northern and eastern regions of the village, claiming that they are located in areas classified as (C).

They explained that 6 houses whose owners received notifications were inhabited, and were built in 1995, their owners have building permits, and they are located in areas classified as “B”.