Israeli Soldiers Demolish 10 Water Wells near Bethlehem

05 Jan
6:52 AM

Israeli authorities, on Wednesday morning, knocked down water wells in Teqou’ village, east of Bethlehem.

Mayor of the town, Tayseer Abu Mufreh, said Israeli occupation vehicles demolished ten water wells used by Palestinian farmers, under the pretext of unlicensed construction.

At the same time, according to the PNN, Israeli forces prevented the land owners from reaching the demolition scene.

Teqou’ Mayor dubbed the demolition illegal and groundless, as no court rule has been issued regarding the affair.

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Chris Carlson is a student of religion at Mount Mercy University, United States, and has been a regular volunteer with the IMEMC since 2013. He assisted in providing extensive coverage of the 2014 Israeli military offensive on the Gaza Strip and continues, into the present day, with the issues at hand. He can be reached via email at c h r i s @ i m e m c . o r g.

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