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Soldiers Invade Nablus Village, Break Into Homes, Mosque

author Friday January 18, 2013 01:51author by IMEMC & Agencies Report post

Thursday, January 17; local sources in Khirbit Yanoun village, near Aqraba in the northern West Bank district of Nablus, reported that Israeli soldiers invaded the village, took pictures of several homes and of the village’s ancient mosque , and broke into the mosque.

Khirbit Yanoun - Palinfo
Khirbit Yanoun - Palinfo

Hamza Deeriyya, member of the Committee for Defending the Lands of Aqraba, told the Quds Press News Agency that the army took pictures of several homes, and broke into the village’s mosque, adding that the mosque is being renovated.

Deeriyya added that the soldiers even took pictures of stones that were brought to be used in renovating sections of the ancient mosque, and stated that the villagers fear that the army might try to occupy ancient buildings in the village under different claims.

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