Israeli Soldiers Demolish Several Structures In Silwan

19 Jul
12:51 PM

Dozens of Israeli soldiers, accompanied by several armored vehicles and bulldozers, invaded on Tuesday morning Ein al-Louza neighborhood in Silwan town, in occupied Jerusalem, and demolished warehouses and a commercial building.

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers, and personnel of the City Council, invaded Abu Tayeh area in Ein al-Louza neighborhood in Silwan, and closed several roads before demolishing a room, a parking lot and stores, belonging to the families of Abu al-Hamam and Abu Tayeh.

The military bulldozers also demolished a 39-square meter room, and three parking garages; each was 25 square meters, built from bricks and tin plates, nearly eight years ago. The owner of the demolished properties has been identified as Arafat Abu al-Hamam, Silwanic said.

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Photo By Silwanic

Furthermore, the soldiers demolished a 30-square meter car-repair shop and carwash facility, owned by Abu Tayeh family. The structure was built from tin plates more than ten years ago.

The family said the soldiers refused to allow them to remove their equipment from the demolished structure, and that the equipment alone costs nearly 50.000 Israeli Shekels.

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