Days of Palestine

Sunday, April 2

Israeli army destroys water well in Salfit

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Days Of Palestine – Salfit

The Israeli occupation army on Sunday demolished a water well used for agricultural purposes and notified local residents of its intention to destroy 10 others in az-Zawiya town in the west of Salfit.

Az-Zawiya mayor Mahmoud Muqidi said that Israeli soldiers stormed Serisiya area in the town and sealed a well with dirt and rocks, adding that the well belonged to a local resident called Muadh Muslih.

The soldiers also notified local residents of intents to remove 10 other wells soon in the area.

In a separate incident, bulldozers belongings to Jewish settlers from the illegal West Bank settlement of Ariel razed a vast tract of fertile grazing and agricultural land in the north of Salfit. The land belongs to Palestinian farmers living in the area.

Local sources said that the Israeli occupation authority bulldozed the land in order to expand the settlement of Ariel.