Israel demolishes Palestinian home in Negev
Published Thursday 24/10/2013 (updated) 25/10/2013 10:38
In August, Israeli forces destroyed three Palestinian homes
in the Negev.
BEERSHEBA (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces on Thursday demolished a Palestinian home south of Beersheba, a Ma'an reporter said.
The house belonged to Muhammad al-Walidi from Bir al-Mashash village.
Israeli bulldozers also demolished a solar panel, water tanks and a fence surrounding the home, claiming that the structures were unlicensed.
Israeli authorities left a notice at the site which read "No approach - land belongs to Israel Land Authority," according to locals.
In early October, Israeli forces demolished a Palestinian home in the Negev village of Wadi al-Niem, leaving 10 people homeless.
In August, Israeli forces destroyed three Palestinian homes in the Negev.
The Israeli government in January approved the Prawer-Begin Bill, calling for the relocation of 30,000 - 40,000 Bedouin, the demolition of about 40 villages and the confiscation of more than 700,000 dunams of land in the Negev.