Israeli Forces Train with Live Ammo in West Bank Civilian Areas

December 30, 2014 3:43 AM IMEMC & Agencies Internal Unrest, Nablus, News Report 0
30 Dec
3:43 AM

Israeli occupation forces, since the early hours on Monday, have been holding military training sessions with live ammunition, in the Khirbet Taweel area, South Nablus.Member of the Popular Struggle Coordination Committee of Aqraba, Yousef Deriyyah, said that Israeli occupation forces, Sunday evening, bulldozed and damaged several dunams of wheat fields in preparation for the training.

The PNN further reports that military training has often targeted Palestinians, including children, causing injuries and home evictions.

Back in August, Israeli authorities evicted 1,300 Palestinians from their homes in the south Hebron hills, of the occupied West Bank, claiming that they are located in a military training zone.

In October, Israeli forces stormed Aida refugee camp without any provocation and began firing tear gas canisters, sound bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets at children in the streets.

Eyewitness said that soldiers were training by using families, children and homes as military practice.

Also in October, Israeli authorities distributed eviction notices to 19 Palestinian families in the Northern Jordan Valley area, in order to use the area for military purposes.

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