Israel Plans to Demolish 138 Palestinian Houses in Occupied Jerusalem

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Occupied Jerusalem, MINA – Israeli authorities declared Friday intention to launch a large-scale demolition campaign in Kafr Aqab neighborhood, north of occupied Jerusalem, PIC reported.

According to Haaretz Hebrew newspaper, the Israeli municipality in occupied Jerusalem is preparing to demolish five Palestinian buildings with a total of 138 apartments for being allegedly built without its permit.

Kafr Aqab neighborhood, isolated by Israel’s separation wall, is home for 60,000 Palestinians.

Local residents affirmed that the municipality has denied their requests for building permits, forcing them to build without them.(R/R04/RS5)

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)