The west Jerusalem municipality demolished a house, allegedly illegal built, in Jabal AL Mokaber village south west of Jerusalem under the army and police protection.

Eyewitness reported that the army and police imposed a total closure over the area, and invaded the village on Tuesday morning providing protection to municipality bulldozers in order demolish the house of Atef Abu Hassan.

Reports also said that the army and police did not allow the family to evacuate their belongings from the house before it was levelled.

The west Jerusalem municipality has issued orders to demolish hundreds of Palestinian houses in Jerusalem nipper hoods, allegedly illegal built.