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Israeli Forces Work on Palestinian Land for Settlers' Use.

JERICHO, September 26, 2012 (WAFA) -- Israeli forces have been working onlarge areas of land in the Jordan Valley near the villages of Jiftlik and Aqraba as a prelude to take over the land and hand it over to Jewish settlers to plant it, local sources said Wednesday.

They told WAFA that Israeli bulldozers protected by soldiers began awhile ago razing and preparing around 2000 dunums of private Palestinian land to be later planted by settlers with palm trees and vegetables.

Sources said that residents have not been able to plant their land due to the Israeli measures against them, the difficult economic conditions, and the ongoing harassments by Jewish settlers.

Residents said the Israeli measures are proof that the intentions behind taking over the land is for their own economic and personal benefits and not for security reasons as they claim.


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Date:Sep 26, 2012
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