Pictures- Demolishing commercial establishments in the villages of Jabal Al-Mukabber and Silwan
November 19, 2018

The Nature and Park Authority along with municipal employees carried out a demolition operation against commercial establishments in the villages of Jabal Al-Mukabber and Silwan under the pretext of building without a permit.

Wadi Hilweh Information Center said that the occupation’s bulldozers accompanied by the police and the special units stormed a land belonging to Khaled Al-Zeer in Abbasyeh neighborhood in Silwan, and proceeded to raze it and confiscate its contents including a commercial vehicle and a canopy.

The center added that the Israeli occupation authorities confiscated several vehicles under the pretext of "expired registration".

In Al-Sal'a area, Israeli bulldozers demolished a sandwiches canteen and a storage built from iron and steel belonging to Eyad Ja'afra, standing in front of his shop.

In the village of Jabal Al-Mukabber, the bulldozers demolished commercial facilities consisting of 45 square meters of warehouses and 80 square meters of offices belonging to the Surri family. The bulldozers destroyed the land.

The bulldozers also demolished a barracks used for carwash services for Muhtaseb family, and another carwash for Obeidat family.

The families explained that the Israeli authorities carried out the demolition, razing and confiscation without prior warning, and some of them had gone to the competent authorities to license the facilities, but were surprised today by the demolition.