“Israel’s Destruction of Duma Spring Facilities Aimed at Depriving Palestinians of Their Water Resources” – – IMEMC News

RAMALLAH, Thursday, July 7, 2022 (WAFA) – The attack by the Israeli occupation forces on the water source in the village of Duma, south of the city of Nablus in the northern West Bank, and the destruction of the pipes related to it constitute another violation committed by Israel against the Palestinians and intended to deprive them of their water sources, the head of the Water Authority, Mazen Ghoneim, said today.

He said in a statement that the spring is one of the water resources considered to be the main source of water in this region, which suffers from water scarcity and depends on the spring to ensure water supply. of the inhabitants of the village.

Ghoneim said the Water Authority rehabilitated the spring because of its importance to the people of this region who are constantly attacked and harassed by settlers to force them off their land.

He pointed out that Israel’s repeated violations against Palestinian water resources and projects are just further evidence of Israeli violations of international law and an Israeli policy that aims to deprive the Palestinians of their water resources and prevent them from developing water supply projects to provide people with safe water.

Israeli occupation forces burst into the Duma Spring on Tuesday, accompanied by a bulldozer, and destroyed the water pipes and surrounding fence, and damaged recent restoration works.