Several Israeli army vehicles, and bulldozers, invaded on Monday morning Khallet Ein al-Hamam area, in Surif town, northwest of the southern West Bank district of Hebron, and demolished a Palestinian home.
Eyewitnesses said the soldiers surrounded the area, before several army vehicles and bulldozers invaded it, and demolished a home belonging to Majdi Mahmoud Eghneimat, rendering him and his family homeless.
The army claimed the destruction of the property was carried out because “Eghneimat built his home with without a permit from the Israeli authorities.”
Mohammad Lafi, the mayor of Surif, denounced the Israeli violations and escalation against the Palestinians in the town, especially in Khallet Ein al-Hamam, as Israel is trying to illegally confiscate more lands for the construction and expansion of its illegal colonies.
Lafi voiced an appeal to local, regional and international, legal and human rights groups to intervene, and end the Israeli violations and crimes.
Also on Monday at dawn, the soldiers invaded various communities in the Hebron district, stormed and searched many homes, kidnapped one Palestinian, attacked and injured another, and searched many homes.
In addition, the soldiers invaded the West Bank district of Bethlehem, broke into and searched homes, and kidnapped three Palestinians.