Settler bulldozers, on Thursday morning, began to raze lands in Ja’loud village, to the south of Nablus, in order to expand settlements in the region.Al Ray News Agency reports that Ghassan Daghlas, a PA official who monitors settlement activity in the northern West Bank, said that settlers started to bulldoze tens of dunams of land in the vicinity of Shvut Rachel settlement, established on the lands of the village and in the neighboring villages, in order expand settlement construction.

Occupation authority announced a month ago that it authorized the construction of 1800 settlement units in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.