Rainwater Harvesting Well Demolished near Hebron Camp

15 Apr
3:35 PM

Israeli forces, on Thursday, demolished a rainwater harvesting well near al-Arrub refugee camp, north of Hebron city, in the southern West Bank, said a local activist.

Local activist Muhammad Awad said that a bulldozers, escorted by Israeli forces and “Civil Administration” officers, stormed Abu Suda locality, opposite to Biet al-Braka church compound, north of the camp, and demolished a Palestinian-owned rainwater harvesting well.

The well-owner was identified as Saleh Nimer, from the refugee camp.

This came about three months after forces demolished the retaining wall that used to surround Saleh’s plot of land and uprooted him olive trees and grape vines.

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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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