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Video| Israeli forces demolish Palestinian workshop in Hebron

Hebron (QNN)- Israeli occupation forces earlier on Wednesday demolished a Palestinian-owned commercial workshop in the neighborhood of Al-Harayeq, near the city of Hebron in the occupied West Bank.

Local sources said the Israeli forces escorted bulldozers to the neighborhood of Al-Harayek and started demolishing a 200 square meter Palestinian-owned commercial workshop used for vehicle repairs.

Israeli occupation constantly demolishes structures and houses of Palestinians in Area C, claiming they were built without a permit, rarely, if ever, issued for Palestinians.

It does not allow any development there while using the occupied land for its illegal settlement activity.

Under the 1995 Oslo Accords between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, was divided into three portions — Area A, B and C.

Area C is currently home to 300,000 Palestinians, the vast majority of whom are Bedouins and herding communities who predominantly live in tents, caravans and caves.

Thus, houses demolitions, confiscation of the most basic infrastructure and military training exercises are part of everyday reality in the area.

There are nearly 700,000 Israeli settlers living in 256 illegal settlements and outposts scattered across the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. Israeli settlements are illegal under international law.

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