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Israeli forces close off roads leading to Burqa

The closure comes as settlers call for march in the area

Jerusalem24 – Today, Tuesday, the Israeli forces closed all the entrances to the town of Burqa, northwest of Nablus, with earth mounds.

The official in charge of the settlement file in the northern West Bank, Ghassan Daghlas, said that the occupation forces closed all the entrances to Burqa with earth mounds, and they also closed the entrances to the historic Al-Masoudia area, in light of calls by settlers for a huge march in the area.

The activists in Burqa called for a counter-protest to the settlers’ march towards the lands of the evacuated Homesh settlement, which is built on lands of Burqa northwest of Nablus.

Mohammad Hamayel

Ramallah based journalist, Mohammad graduated from Al-Quds University with a B.A. in Media and Television. He has covered the 2015 Jerusalem Intifada as well as the Great March of Return for international media outlets. currently an editor/presenter at Jerusalem24. A UN alumni and a follower of global events and politics, especially American affairs.

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