JENIN, March 24, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Tuesday demolished a water cistern, uprooted olive trees and handed two demolition orders in Ta‘annak village to the west of Jenin and al-Kom locality to the southwest of Hebron.
Escorting a bulldozer, large Israeli troops, consisting of at least 10 vehicles, raided Ta‘annak, where they proceeded to demolish a 50-meter-deep water cistern that is used to provide local farmers in this village as well as Rummana, Zboba, Silat al-Harithiya and al-Yamoun with water for irrigation, said ‘Abdul-Rahman Zyoud, a local farmer and owner of the water cistern.
Zyoud added that forces also demolished a retaining wall and uprooted olive trees in Marj Ibn ‘Amer area.
Meanwhile in Hebron, forces handed demolition orders to two Palestinians who own two houses and water cistern in al-Kom locality.
According to Isma‘il Ahmad, a local resident, forces handed ‘Arafat and Ahmad al-Rjoub orders to demolish their houses. Another local identified as Muhammad al-Rjoub was handed an order to demolish his water cistern.
Meanwhile, protected by Israeli forces, settlers from ‘Ramat Yishai’, an illegal settlement outpost constructed on Tal Rumedia in central Hebron, broke into Palestinian lands in Jabal al-Rahma area.
Forces also broke into several Hebron neighborhoods and set up roadblocks at the entrances of both Sa‘ir and Halhul as well as the northern entrance of Hebron, where they stopped and inspected vehicles with Palestinian registration plates travelling along the way and inspected passengers’ identity cards.