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Israeli settlement’s sewage destroys Palestinian agricultural land near Nablus

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?Trees destroyed from settlement sewage dumped on agricultural land in the village of Deir al-Hatab, east of Nablus. The land is located near  Alon Moreh settlement. 

NABLUS, October 24, 2017 (WAFA) – Sewage from the illegal Israeli settlement of Alon Moreh has destroyed rich agricultural land in the village of Deir al-Hatab, east of Nablus, a human rights activist said on Tuesday.

Zakaria Sidr, head of the West Bank section in Rabbis for Human Rights organization, told WAFA that residents found out on Tuesday when they got to their land that settlers have been dumping their sewage at their land located near the settlement destroying dozens of trees and crops.

He said the Israeli occupation authorities allows landowners only twice a year to reach that land to plow it and cultivate it.

M.K.

 

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