Israeli Forces Demolish Palestinian House, Structures in Salfit, Hebron Towns

SALIFT, August 10, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli forces early Monday demolished a Palestinian house in Deir Ballut town to the west of Salfit as well as two residential structures and a livestock barn in Adh-Dhahiriya town to the south of Hebron.

Israeli forces, escorting two bulldozers, raided the town, where they demolished a Palestinian house under construction belonging to ‘Adnan ‘Abdullah in Khallet Qasul locality to the south of Deir Ballut.

This was the second time that ‘Abduallah’s house was demolished. It was demolished about a year and a half ago in the same spot in Khallet Qasul, a locality in Area C that has over 60 Palestinian houses and is considered one of the areas that regularly receive stop-construction and demolition notices.

Local media reported on ‘Abdullah as saying although he submitted proper building permits, he was served a notice two months ago to demolish his house, prompting him to leave no stone unturned in order to halt the implementation of this notice, but with no avail.

Furthermore, forces demolished two residential structures and a livestock barn in Adh-Dhahiriya village of Ar-Rahwa.

Israeli soldiers escorting a bulldozer, raided the village, where they proceeded to demolish two residential structure and a livestock barn belonging to Farhan As-Samamra, displacing 24 people.

Meanwhile, forces served demolition notices for several Palestinian houses near al-Hamra permanent military checkpoint on Road 57 controlled by Israeli authorities.

All Palestinians whose houses are located to the north of the checkpoint were handed notices, giving them only 10 days to evict their homes as a prelude to demolition.