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Army Invades Khan Younis, Uproots Farmlands

author Friday April 26, 2013 00:52author by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies Report post

Thursday April 25, 2013; several armored Israeli military vehicles and bulldozers invaded an area east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and uprooted Palestinian farmlands before withdrawing.

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The Palestine News Network (PNN) reported that three military bulldozers and four tanks stationed in military camps across the border, advanced nearly 300 meters into Palestinian farmlands, uprooted the lands, and raised sand barriers while firing live ammunition at random.

On Wednesday, the army invaded Beit Hanoun, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, and uprooted Palestinian farmlands.

The attacks are part of ongoing violations against the farmers trying to farm their lands close to the border fence in the coastal region. The army repeatedly opens fire at the farmers in an attempt to force them out of their lands; dozens of casualties have been reported.

category gaza strip | israeli attacks | news report author email saed at imemc dot org
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