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Israel forces 7 brothers to demolish houses in Jerusalem, renders 140 people homeless

Family members sitting on the rubble of their demolished houses. Photo: Silwanic.net

The Israeli municipality of Jerusalem forced 7 brothers to demolish their houses, leaving 140 people homeless, Palestine-based news agency Quds News Network reported.

The seven brothers belong to the Obeidi family, the report said, adding ‘They have set a tent on the rubble of their houses in Beit Hanina’.

“I’ve been living here for 15 years”, Ali Obeidi, one of the seven brothers, told a Jerusalem-based organization Wadi Hilweh Information Center.

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