Israeli settlers in the Jordan Valley (archive image)

Israeli settlers, today, seized a large area of Palestinian land in the northern Jordan Valley, according  to Aref Daraghmeh, a local rights activist.

He said the settlers placed barbed wire around the seized land, estimated in the hundreds of dunams, in Khillet al-Oqda and al-Sweideh area of the Jordan Valley.

The illegal Israeli land grab in the occupied Jordan Valley is a regular occurrence by the settlers and the military government, WAFA reports.

(archive photo image)