IOF uproot olive trees, bulldoze lands and demolish retaining walls

PNN/ Bethlehem/

The Israeli occupation forces uprooted dozens of olive trees, bulldozed areas of citizens’ lands and demolished retaining walls, in the area of ​​Khillat al-Nahla near the village of Wad Rahal, south of Bethlehem.

The director of the Bethlehem Barrier and Settlement Resistance Authority office, Hassan Breijia, told the official agency that the occupation army stormed the Khallet al-Nahleh area, uprooted dozens of olive trees over 10 years old, bulldozed lands, and demolished retaining walls.

He added that the area is targeted by the occupation and its settlers, with the aim of seizing it for the purpose of settlement expansion, noting that the settlement of “Efrat” is being built near it.

It is noteworthy that a group of settlers stormed Khallet al-Nahlah two days ago, and started grazing her sheep there, before they were confronted by the citizens.

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