Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) continued its siege which has been imposed on Deir Abu Mashal village, west of Ramallah, for the fourth day in a row amid large-scale storming and demolition operations.
Head of Deir Abu Meshal council, Imad Zahran, said that IOF soldiers closed the entrances to the village by sand and rocks, isolating the village from the world. The Israeli troops assault Palestinians at the village entrances and subject them to field investigation, he added.
Zagran pointed out that the continuation of the siege affected the inhabitants especially in the holy fasting month of Ramadan and the upcoming occasion of Eid al-Fitr which starts next Sunday. He opined that the siege aims at enforcing collective punishment against the Palestinian civilians in Deir Abu Meshal village.
The village came under Israeli siege following the stabbing and shooting attack that was carried out by three teenagers from the village in Occupied Jerusalem on Friday that killed an Israeli female soldier. The three teens were all killed in the incident.
(Source / 19.06.2017)