Israeli forces raze land, demolish wall near Jerusalem

RAMALLAH, Wednesday, Israeli occupation forces Wednesday leveled a Palestinian-owned land, demolished a wall, and detained four young men from the occupied city of Jerusalem.

Local sources told WAFA that the occupation forces bulldozed a plot of land and demolished a wall in the town of Sur Baher, belonging to Amira family.

The same sources added that the occupation forces detained Adam Ghaith, Saleh al-Hadra, and Aysar Abu Sbeitan from the town of al-Tur, and Ayham al-Salaymeh from the Ras al-Amud neighborhood, after they raided and ransacked their families’ homes.

According to the Wadi Hilweh Information Center, the occupation forces surrounded a plot of land in Deir al-Amoud area, closed the roads leading to it, then bulldozed it and demolished a wall around it.

According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the Israeli occupation forces demolished and seized 42 buildings in Jerusalem and Area C in the occupied West Bank during the past two weeks under the pretext of not being licensed.

OCHA added that the demolitions resulted in the displacement of 50 Palestinians, including 23 children, and damaged the livelihoods of more than 600 others.

Source: Palestine News & Information Agency