Mayor: Israel orders villagers to uproot olive trees
Published Wednesday 25/04/2012 (updated) 27/04/2012 11:09
NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli authorities on Wednesday ordered villagers in Wadi Qana in the northern West Bank to uproot 1,070 olive trees, a local official said.
The mayor of Deir Istiya Nathmi Salman told Ma'an that Israeli forces delivered the orders to Abdul Mansour, Qasem Mansour and Muqbel Awad, who own the trees.
The trees are over five years old, he added.