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Israeli Bulldozers Level Lands in Al-Walaja Village

author Monday October 03, 2011 17:04author by Mais Azza - IMEMC & Agencies Report post

Israeli bulldozers started to level Palestinian agricultural lands in Al Walaja village, northwest of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Palestine News & Info Agency (WAFA) reported on Monday.


Al Walaja Mayor, Saleh Khalifa, stated that a large number of Israeli military jeeps, accompanied by army bulldozers, invaded the village last night and closed all its entrances while imposing intensive military measures.

Khalifa also said that the Israeli bulldozers leveled lands in the northwestern part of the village, and uprooted one-hundred olive and fig trees in order to build a section of the Annexation Wall in the area .

He added that bulldozing the lands of the village started in September. Village lands are being taken over by Israel and its settlers, while the residents are being displaced and displaced for the benefit of the Israeli settlement construction, expansion, and construction of the Annexation Wall.

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