File: Israeli settler bulldozers in the lands of Deir Istiya

Israeli settlers bulldoze Palestinian lands, northern West Bank

PNN/ Bethlehem/

Israeli settlers on Sunday continued to level for four days agricultural lands in the north of occupied West Bank district of Salfit, locals said.

Eyewitnesses affirmed that Israeli bulldozers have leveled Palestinian-owned lands in Deir Estia and Hares town east of the city to expand the illegal Rafafa settlement, where several new housing units were being built. The sources pointed out that the bulldozing has been ongoing secretly for few days in total media blackout.

Local activist Khaled Maali said that Israeli settlement construction has been ongoing around the clock in Salfit district.

Source: PIC