Salfit, 21 Rabi’ul Akhir 1436/11 February 2015 (MINA) – Israeli Occupation Authority (IOA) handed on Tuesday a notice to a Palestinian man informing him of the intention to uproot 2000 of his trees in his land in northern Salfit.
Local sources said the IOA handed the notice to the owner of the land, claiming that it has been confiscated, Palestinian Information Center (PIC) quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.
The sources from the nearby Keflharis town also said the land is located on Qasr Ibris area near the town to the north of Salfit governorate.
The land has been planted with olive and other kinds of trees for 15 years; its area is estimated at 55 dunums, the sources said.
The Palestinian villages and towns of Salfit district are constantly subjected to Israeli leveling works for the expansion of twenty four settlements in the region. (T/P006/R03)
Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)