Occupied Palestine (QNN)- Israeli authorities on Tuesday demolished a house in Silwan, occupied Jerusalem under the pretext of having no building permit, while Israeli forces arrested 18 Palestinians in night raids in the West Bank and Jerusalem.
Khaled Abu Tayeh, member of the committee for the defense of Silwan, said Israeli bulldozers demolished a house in Ras Al Amoud in Silwan. The house, which was built 6 years ago, belongs to Aishah Hijazi, a mother of eight children.
Hijazi had received a demolition order 6 months ago but she could not hire a lawyer to defend her house due to financial hardship.
Meanwhile, Israeli forces continued its daily night raids into several areas throughout the West Bank and Jerusalem, arresting three young men from East Jerusalem after breaking into their houses, two from Issawiyyeh, a young man and a teacher at Al Aqsa mosque, four from Nablus, and four teenagers in Bethlehem.
Israeli authorities also summoned the child Khaled Fadel Najajreh for interrogation, while it arrested three Palestinians in Hebron. In the Jordan Valley, one young man was arrested as well.