Colonists Set Fire to an Agricultural Structure- east Yatta / Hebron Governorate

Colonists Set Fire to an Agricultural Structure- east Yatta / Hebron Governorate


  • Violation: Setting Fire to an agricultural structure and closing a road.
  • Date: June 26th 2021.
  • Location: Masafer Yatta villages / Hebron Governorate.
  • Perpetrators: Israeli illegal colonists and the so-called Israeli Civil Administration.
  • Victims: People of Masafer Yatta.


A group of Ma’on colonists carried on an attack on’ houses in At-Tawani village, and sat fire to an agricultural room east Yatta.

Saturday, June 26th 2021, citizens from At-Tawani and Al-Mufqara saw a group of colonists (20) gathering in “Al-Humra” area then started belting Palestinians’ houses with stones, the attack was carried out in front of and under the protection of the occupation forces.

When the residents went out and tried to protect their houses the occupation forces released tear gas, which caused an injury to citizen Foad Al-‘Amour (40) years , who was taken to hospital for medical help.

Illegal Colonists also sat fire to an agricultural room belongs to Hatim Makhamra, and broke branches of three trees (aging about 12 years old).

Makhamra reportedly built the room at his plot, in order to find a place for resting and storing agricultural tools. The targeted structure was built of wooden boards and plastic sheets and surrounded by rubber tires (with a total area of 15 m2).  Reportedly, colonists poured flammable liquids on the room, then sat it on fire.

Noteworthy, In March 2021, the Occupation authorities demolished an agricultural room belong to Hatim Makhamra, he had to rebuild it, but fanatic colonists soon sat it on fire.

 At-Tawani and Al-Mufqara repeatedly go through colonists’ assaults that target their houses and facilities.

 Ravaging a road:

The Occupation Machineries ravaged a vital road that connects Masafer Yatta villages and communities for the second time during June 2021.

The ravaging was carried out in June 9th , a bulldozer destroyed the road, and in June 23rd , the occupation forces came back with a military bulldozer and completely closed the road via earth mounds.

Photos 1+2: The Occupation Machineries – Photo by Protection and Steadfastness Committee

 The bulldozer put earth mounds nearby Al-Fakheet village east the road, to block the village from Yatta town where necessary services are available, they also blocked the road between She’ab Al-Butum and Yatta village. For more information Click here.



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