Days Of Palestine – Gaza
On Saturday, Israel opened dams collecting rain water towards lands east of Gaza Strip, flooding hundreds of dunums of agricultural lands for the thid time in one week. witnesses said.
Local sources reported, quoting witnesses, that Israel has intentionally opened the dams and drained the collected rainwater toward the Gaza Strip flooding and damaging hundreds of dunums of land planted with wheat, barley, peas, cabbage, and cauliflower. Losses to farmers were estimated in the thousands of dollars.
Last week, large tracts of agricultural land in the Gaza Strip were also flooded when Israeli authorities twice released the collected rainwater toward the coastal enclave.
Israeli drones were also seen spraying farmlands with poisonous pesticides, damaging large amounts of crops as a result.