Israeli Soldiers Demolish Five Residential Sheds Near Hebron

09 Aug
10:29 AM

A number of Israeli military jeeps and bulldozers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Um al-Kheir village, east of Yatta town, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and demolished five residential sheds.

Rateb Jabour, the coordinator of the National and Popular Committees against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in the southern part of the West Bank, said the soldiers surrounded the village before invading it.

He added that the five sheds were located close to the Carmiel illegal colony, built on private Palestinian property.

The demolished residential sheds belong to several members of the al-Hathaleen family, and have been previously demolished eight times.

demolish Um al-Kheir AIsrael is frequently trying to displace the villagers in order to replace the indigenous Palestinians, to expand illegal nearby colonies.

Um al-Kheir, a small Palestinian Bedouin community, was built by the residents under funding from the European Union.

It is worth mentioning that the soldiers have kidnapped, at dawn, four Palestinians from their homes, in a number of towns in the Hebron district.

Also on Tuesday at dawn, the army invaded the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, kidnapped a former political prisoner, and injured seven Palestinians.

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