The occupation demolishes mosque south of Hebron

Days of Palestine - Hebron

Israeli occupation forces dawn Wednesday demolished a mosque in the Bedouin community of Azwadeen, east of Yatta city, south of Hebron, according to local sources.

The Coordinator of the Protection and Resilience Committees in Masafer Yatta, south of Hebron, Fuad Al-Amor, said that the occupation forces stormed Khirbet Umm Qasra at dawn accompanied by demolition vehicles, and demolished the mosque and turned it into rubble.

Read More: Hundreds of Palestinians protest against a decision to demolish a school and a mosque in Masafer Yatta, south of Hebron

 

The demolition was carried out less than two weeks after soldiers posted demolition notices against the mosque and a local school, which serves 50 students from three marginalized communities, purportedly for being built without licenses.

Read More: The occupation demolishes expansions south of Nablus

Meanwhile, soldiers seized a tin-sheet health unit in Khirbet al-Rakiz hamlet in Masafer Yatta.


Your support helps protect the Days of Palestine’s independence and it means we can keep delivering quality journalism that’s open for everyone around the world. Every contribution, however big or small, is so valuable for our future.