REPORT: 1350 OLIVE TREES UPROOTED IN AL-KHALIL DURING MARCH

photo: PIC
Israeli settlers have uprooted last month approximately 1350 olive trees in the southern West Bank city of al-Khalil. (Photo: PIC)

Al-Khalil, 13 Jumadil Akhir 1436/2 April 2015 (MINA) – Israeli settlers have uprooted last month approximately 1350 olive trees in the southern West Bank city of al-Khalil, a Palestinian official report revealed.

The Palestinian Ministry of Information has issued a new report stating that Israeli settlers’ attacks against Palestinian and their properties in al-Khalil have sharply intensified, The Palestinian Information Center (PIC) quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.

The report pointed out that 90 Palestinians were also arrested during March in al-Khalil.

It also documented dozens of Israeli night raids into Palestinian homes under the pretext of summoning minors for investigation, most of the reported summonses were mainly delivered in Aroub and Fawar refugee camps.

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During March, hundreds of local residents suffered breathing problems after inhaling tear gas fired by Israeli soldiers, while seven people suffered different injuries and bruises during setters’ attacks.

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman had stormed last month the Ibrahimi Mosque under heavy military protection, the report pointed out.

Israeli authorities have also issued during the reported period 13 demolition orders against local homes and buildings under construction. (T/P008/P3)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)