Days of Palestine

Sunday, March 26

Israeli settlers seize water spring in the Jordan Valley

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Israeli settlers on Thursady seized a water spring in Ein el-Hilweh in the northern Jordan Valley, according to a local source.

Mahdi Daraghmeh, head of al-Maleh village council, said that settlers seized the water spring and then immediately started restoration work on it. They also prevented people from watering their crops from the spring, which they have been doing to decades.

Meanwhile, Israeli forces razed Palestinian lands in al-Himma in the northern Jordan Valley and also handed a halt on construction order against a structure in Homsa.

Motaz Bisharat, in charge of the Jordan Valley file in the Toubas district, said that the razing took place on lands near an illegal settlement outpost in al-Himma area without any reason.

The Israeli forces also gave a stop work order in al-Homsa, he said.