Israeli occupation bulldozers, Tuesday, razed Palestinian-owned lands of Kifl Hares village, west of Salfit, in the northern occupied West Bank, a local official reported.

Head of the village council, Sheikh Omar Samara, told Ma’an News Agency that Israeli bulldozers leveled dozens of dunams of land, owned by the heirs of Saeed Shamlawi, and that of Nimer Abdul Karim Shamlawi, near the illegal Israeli Kiryat Nitavim colony, established on Palestinian lands, with the intention to expand it.

Ihab Shamlawi, one of the heirs of the land, said the heavy machinery razed 30 dunams in order to expand the settlement, adding that the area has been under frequent assault by Israeli settlers.

In related news, several Israeli army vehicles, Monday morning, executed a limited incursion into eastern Khan Younis, in the south of the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian Information Center reported.

Local sources said that 6 Israeli military bulldozers and a tractor invaded east of Khan Younis city, leveling large areas of land near the Gaza border fence, according to Palestinian WAFA News Agency correspondent.

~ Ma’an, PIC, WAFA