IOF soldiers destroy Bedouin tents ( To turn area into a Tourist Attraction)

[ 14/06/2011 – 12:43 PM ]

JORDAN VALLEY, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) tore down Bedouin tents and tin homes in Fasayel Al-Wusta area in the Jordan Valley on Tuesday morning rendering ten families homeless.

Safa news agency quoted local sources as saying that IOF soldiers stormed the area in more than 30 armored vehicles and escorted military bulldozers that knocked down the tents and tin homes without any prior notice.

It said that the IOF demolition displaced more than 120 individuals including women, children, and old people. Bedouins in Fasayel Al-Tihta opened their homes for the displaced families.

Locals said that the soldiers confiscated small electricity generators used by those Bedouins.

The sources noted that the IOF soldiers recently discovered relics in the area and demolished the Bedouin homes in a bid to turn the area into a tourist attraction.


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