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  2/14/2012, Shevat 21, 5772

Jerusalem Takes Back Land From Sheikh Jarrah Resident


Inspectors from the Jerusalem Municipality, the Israel Lands Authority and the Israel Police evacuated forced out squatters who they say had taken about 3 acres of land in the Sheikh Jarrah / Shimon HaTzadik neighborhood of Jerusalem. According to inyan merkazi news, a fence as places along the perimeter of the area.  

The intruder, who lives next door on private land, took over the land designated for residential housing market in order to annex it to his own house. The inspectors say the 3 acres belong to the state.