Israel to seize 40 dunums of land west of Salfit; a prelude to expanding settlement

SALFIT, Israeli authorities today notified of its intentions to seize dozens of durums of land belonging to Palestinians in the village of Yasuf, east of the West Bank city of Salfit, as a prelude to expanding a nearby illegal settlement, according to a local official.

Head of al-Yasuf village council, Abdallah ‘Abiyya, said Israeli forces delivered a number of notices for the seizure of around 40-dunums of land belonging to Palestinians in the area for the benefit of expanding the nearby illegal Israeli settlement of Taffouh.

Mayor of Salfit, Abdallah Kmail, called upon all human rights organizations to promptly move to stop the seizure of land.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency