Israeli forces, on Monday, seized an irrigation network in al-Baqa’a area, east of the occupied West Bank city of Hebron, according to local sources.

WAFA correspondence said that Israeli army forces, accompanied by heavy machinery, broke into the area and seized an irrigation network belonging to farmers from the Jaber family.

Local farmers said that seizure of the network was part of a series of Israeli measures, against area dwellers, with the aim of forcing them to evacuate the area for the benefit of expanding nearby Israeli settlements such as Kiryat Arba and Kharsina.