Israeli forces order halt on construction, demolish retaining wall

Israeli authorities today ordered a halt on construction of agricultural structures in the village of Azzun Atma, to the south of the northern occupied West Bank city of Qalqilya, and a retaining wall in a village near Ramallah, local sources said.

The sources said that Israeli forces notified Farouq Quzmar of the order to stop building the structures, claiming they were being built without a permit.

Sources also said that the Israeli army destroyed a retaining wall for a farm in the village of Nilin, west of Ramallah.

During the demolition of the wall, residents confronted the soldiers who assaulted and one youth and injured him, said the sources.

Source: Palestinian News and Info Agency