Israel illegally confiscates land near Ramallah

RAMALLAH,Israeli authorities confiscated on Sunday an agricultural land belonging to a Palestinian citizen in the village of Nabi Saleh, to the west of Ramallah in the West Bank, according to local sources.

Mohammad Atallah Tamimi, a local activist, told WAFA that Israeli army confiscated the land, which belongs to his father, and encircled it with barbed wires.

Tamimi said his father had received a notice from the Israeli military a month ago informing him about their intention to confiscate the said land, without clarifying the reason for its closure and confiscation.

In July, the Israeli military shut down the only road that leads to the land, following an armed attack on the nearby illegal Halamish settlement, that killed three Israeli settlers.

Source: Palestinian News and Info Agency

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