On Thursday, Israeli soldiers poured fortified cement into a Palestinian water spring near Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron.

Local sources said the soldiers, accompanied by trucks invaded the ath-Thaghra area and poured the cement into the spring to permanently close it.

They added that the spring was in the ath-Thaghra area, east of Beit Ummar, in lands privately owned by two local Palestinian farmers, identified as Mohammad Abu Ayyash and Bassam ‘Aadi.

The attack is a serious violation targeting the Palestinians, their lands, and natural resources, and aims at denying the Palestinians access to water unless they buy it from Israeli corporations, illegally operating in the occupied Palestinian territory.