On Tuesday morning, the army demolished tents and barns in Al Rashaida village near Bethlehem, local sources reported.

Soldiers, accompanied by a military bulldozer, invaded the village and demolished tents and several barns.

The leveled barns belong to Ali Al Rashaida, Abdullah Rashaida, Mohamed Al Rashaida, and the three brothers Ali, Daoud and Yousef Al Rashaida, eyewitness reported.

Also, troops informed Yousef Al Rashaida that they also intend to destroy a water well which belongs to him.  The well supplies water for 100 residents and more than 1000 sheep, a local source reported.

The army is aiming to take the land of the village and use it for military purposes, the source stated.