Israeli Forces Destroy Tin Homes and Tents in Jordan Valley

06 Mar
3:08 AM

Israeli forces, on Wednesday, wrecked a number of tent homes and tin shacks in the northern Jordan Valley locality of Khirbet ‚ÄėEin Karzaliyah, according to WAFA correspondence.Stepping up the pace of demolitions in the Jordan Valley, Israeli forces escorting a bulldozer broke into Khirbet ‚ÄėEin Karzaliyah, where they proceeded to bring down three tent homes and three tin shacks belonging to ‚ÄėAtiyya, Zahi and Zuhair Bani Minna, making all families‚Äô members homeless.

This is the fifth time that the community’s structures were demolished since January 2014.

On 22 January 2015, bulldozers demolished all the community’s structures, including the tent homes in which the families were living. Previous demolitions took place in January, February and April 2014, when only some of the residential tents were demolished.

The community of Khirbet Ein Karzaliyah mainly depends on raising livestock and farming for living.

According to Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem, Israeli forces have repeatedly attempted to expel the community from their place of residence and have repeatedly demolished their homes as part of a decades-long policy to expel thousands of Palestinians living in dozens of shepherding communities scattered throughout Area C.

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