Israeli bulldozers razed, on Tuesday, Palestinian-owned lands, and uprooted dozens of trees in the historical village of Battir, west of Bethlehem city, in the southern occupied West Bank, according to local sources.
Sources told the Palestinian News & Information Agency (WAFA) that the army accompanied a bulldozer into the village and proceeded to demolish retaining walls, and a water reservoir in addition to uprooting dozens of almond and olive saplings.
The heavy machinery also razed an agricultural road and razed approximately 40 dunams of fertile agricultural land belonging to local Palestinian residents.
Furthermore, sources added that the occupation soldiers destroyed a Palestinian-owned tent west of Bethlehem, in the Makhroor area of Beit Jala.
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