Israeli military training evacuates families from their homes and damages agricultural fields

On March 25, 20 families, consisting of approximately 125 people, most of who are children, were forcefully evacuated from their homes due to Israeli military training in the area. The families moved only 200-300 meters away from their homes and were forced to stay outside without shelter until around 12:00AM. This was the second time this month that the families had to evacuate their homes for military training, and they have been ordered to evacuate on 02-03.04.14 as well. During the military exercises, soldiers drove tanks over fields of crops, causing extensive agricultural damage.

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