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Palestine: Apartheid Wall Construction Makes Flood

Massive Flood Caused by Apartheid Wall Construction in Bil'in

At 7 am this morning, in a flash flood caused by the annexation barrier near the village of Bil'in two brothers were washed away. A search party is currently attempting to find Eyad Tahar who is still missing, presumed dead. Raad Tahar was found unconscious and has been evacuated to hospital. The Israeli army is currently refusing to let the villager's search party use their equipment to try and drain the flooded area, which according to the villagers is so high that it is over the level of the olive trees. The army says that the area is part of the wall construction, so the villagers are not allowed to move it.

The earth-works of the illegal Barrier is currently acting as a dam that has flooded the road between the villages of Bil'in and Safa, west of Ramallah.

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