Israeli forces demolish structures near Jerusalem

JERUSALEM, Israeli authorities today demolished two residential structures and an animal barn in the village of al-Sawahreh al-Sharqiya, southeast of occupied Jerusalem, according to WAFA correspondent.

He said that Israeli forces raided the village and demolished an old residential structure and a barn for one resident before demolishing another shack and the foundation of a house that was demolished last year and owned by other village residents.

Younes Jafar, a member of Sawahreh municipality, told WAFA that Israeli authorities aim by these measures to expand nearby illegal Israeli settlements.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency