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With the olive harvest season at full force in the West Bank, Israeli bulldozers uproot dozens of trees

SALFIT, As Palestinians are actively involved in harvesting their olive crops, Israeli army bulldozers today uprooted dozens of olive trees as they razed a large area of Palestinian land in the northern West Bank city of Salfit, according to the city’s mayor, Abdul Karim Fattash.
He told WAFA that army bulldozers uprooted 60 olive trees and razed land owned by a local resident near the northern entrance to the city.
Fattash said the army also ordered stop work on a playing ground for the handicapped that was being built in the same area.
Salfit is surrounded by dozens of illegal Israeli settlements, the largest of which is Ariel, built on expropriated Salfit land.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA)

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