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IOF cut down dozens of olive trees south of Bethlehem
IOF cut down dozens of olive trees south of Bethlehem
[ 09/11/2012 - 11:19 AM ]

BETHLEHEM, (PIC)-- Israeli Occupation Forces ( IOF) cut down on Thursday dozens of olive trees from land belonging to Palestinians in the village of al-Nahalin, west of Bethlehem.

Head of the village council Osama Chkarna told Quds Press that the occupation forces were located heavily in Ein Fares area in Nahalin town, after they cut dozens of olive trees belonging to farmer Mousa Abdul Hamid Njagerh.

The olive trees, that have been cut, were planted about 25 at years ago and Israeli soldiers say they received permission from the Israeli court to cut them, he added

This little peaceful village was the target of two massacres committed by the IOF; one in 1954 and the other in 1989. At present the village is strangulated by the apartheid wall, Jewish settlements and Jewish only bypass roads.

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