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Israel intentionally drowns half-million dollars worth of Gaza crops

Israel intentionally drowns half-million dollars worth of Gaza crops

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Israel’s recent destruction of crops in food-strapped Gaza has resulted in around half-a-million dollars of damage, Palestine has said. Over the weekend, Israeli forces poisoned crops in the besieged Gaza Strip by pumping large amounts of rainwater into its farm land. They turned on the rainwater collection dams along the border with the besieged enclave, causing around one square kilometre of agricultural land planted with wheat, barley, peas, cabbage, and cauliflower to sink. According to a statement released by the Palestinian agriculture ministry on Sunday, Israel’s uncontrolled opening of a water dam’s gates has caused $500,000 worth of damage to agricultural areas in the besieged territory. Large strips of farmland in Gaza’s eastern Jabalia and Beit Hanoun were damaged, the statement said. Animals were also affected by Israel’s while chickens and bees in beehives drowned in the occupation-imposed flooding. Desperately needed food, including potatoes and onions were completely…
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