Israeli Army Razes Land in Hebron

uprooting olive tree

HEBRON, September 10, 2014 (WAFA) – Israeli army on Wednesday razed a private-owned area in Hebron City under the pretext of searching for antiques, said WAFA correspondent.

Israeli bulldozers accompanied by a staff from the Israeli Antiques Authority arrived in Tel Rumeda neighborhood of Hebron and proceeded to raze 13 acres of land, owned in part to Hebron Municipality and a local resident.

A witness told WAFA that residents of the area prevented the Israeli bulldozers from uprooting an old olive tree dating back to thousands of years ago, whereas protesters took to the area to prevent further bulldozing by the Israeli authorities.

 

Source: WAFA