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Israel demolishes buildings, pylons near Bethlehem

Ma’an – 03/04/2012

BETHLEHEM – Israeli forces demolished four ancient buildings and uprooted 52 electricity poles in lands near Bethlehem on Tuesday morning, locals said.

The electricity line that connects the Al-Makhrour neighborhood to nearby Beit Jala was destroyed by bulldozers, local anti-wall committee coordinator Mazin al-Azza told Ma’an.

Locals said the electricity connection had been installed eight years ago, and they never received a demolition order for it from Israeli authorities.

Al-Makhrour, west of Bethlehem, is considered a natural heritage site by the Center for Cultural Heritage Preservation. The hillside neighborhood is slated to be cut off from Beit Jala by Israel’s separation wall, the center says.

April 3, 2012 - Posted by | Aletho News

1 Comment

  1. And Palestines murders Israeli innocent civillians in malls and on the streets, including babies.

    Comment by Adva | April 19, 2012


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