Israeli settlers raze agricultural land south of Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, � Israeli settlers Monday razed agricultural land belonging to a Palestinian in the town of al-Khader, south of the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, according to a local activist.

?Hassan Brijiyeh, a member of the local anti-settlement committee in Bethlehem, told WAFA settlers razed a 10-dunum of land planted with almond trees and grapevines in an area to the west of al-Khader town. The land belongs to a local resident who was identified as Ibrahim Sbaih.

The land owner, Sbaih, said he was surprised to find settlers razing his land, stressing that he has the legal documents proving his ownership of the land.

Sbaih was physically assaulted by the settlers.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency

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