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Israeli army demolishes school foundations in a bid to impede Palestinian education

 

HEBRON, Thursday, January 16, 2020 (WAFA) – In their bid to impede Palestinian education in remote villages, Israeli forces today demolished the foundations of a new school that was being built east of Yatta town in the south of the occupied West Bank, according to Rateb Jabour, member of the National and Popular Committee Resisting the Wall and Settlements.

He told WAFA that Israeli soldiers came to the school that was being built between Yatta and Bani Naim in an area close the illegal Israeli settlement of Beni Hefer and began to demolish the foundation laid out for the construction of the school.

He said that no prior notice of demolition was given to the school administration.

The school was intended to serve children in the remote villages who often have to travel long distance and through rough and hazardous terrain to reach their schools in nearby towns.

M.K.

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