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Israel confiscates water tanks, destroys pipe in Jordan Valley

In the northern occupied Jordan Valley, Israeli forces seized water tanks

Israeli forces yesterday confiscated two water tanks in Khirbet Tall Al-Himma in the northern occupied Jordan Valley, along with a pump from a spring used as the community's main source of water, B'TSelem reported.

The forces then cut a pipe used to bring water from a natural spring to a reservoir in the community of Kh. Um Al-Jmal, used for livestock and irrigation.

This comes as the area experiencing scorching summer heat. Israel refuses to connect these communities to the water system.

Read: Israelis set up new illegal outpost in northern Jordan Valley

Solar panels were confiscated from the area on 5 July.

The Jordan Valley and the northern Dead Sea make up approximately 30 per cent of the occupied West Bank.

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