Dozens of settlers installed, on Friday, a number of illegitimate settlement outposts on Palestinian lands in the Bethlehem district and in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank.Head of the Teqouaâ town council east of Bethlehem, Taiseer Abu Mfarreh, stated that a number of settlers from a nearby illegal outpost installed four mobile homes on Palestinian lands, east of Teqouaâ.
Abu Mfarreh stated that the settlers are trying to expand their outpost, adding that they try to add more mobile homes every year, the WAFA News Agency said.
In Surif, near Hebron, a number of settlers installed mobile homes, west of the town.
Head of the Surif town council stated that settlers from Beit Ayin illegal outpost, installed on Palestinian lands, brought a number of mobile homes on lands belonging to residents from Surif and al-Jabâa nearby village.
Meanwhile, the official Israeli Radio said the Israeli government has decided to build a new neighborhood in the Keryat Arbaâ settlement, in Hebron city, in addition to two outposts in Gush Etzion settlement bloc, WAFA said.