|[ 04/08/2009 - 10:00 AM ]|
BEIT LAHIA, (PIC)-- Israeli occupation forces (IOF) afternoon Monday advanced into northern Gaza Strip and bulldozed Palestinian farmland in Beit Lahia town, security sources said.
They told PIC reporter that the IOF soldiers backed by five tanks escorted two bulldozers few hundred meters to the northeast of Beit Lahia.
The invading forces opened indiscriminate fire as the bulldozers damaged the cultivated land lots.
In the West Bank, Jewish settlers uprooted 30 olive trees in Khader town south of Bethlehem on Monday.
Locals said that villagers, who tried to defend their land, were suppressed by IOF troops who used force to disperse them.