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Content about house demolition in the israeli–palestinian conflict

February 12, 2011

Israeli military forces with bolldozers demolished the "unrecognized" Palestinian village of Dkaika in the Jordan Valley, leaving some 60 residents homeless.

On the morning of Jan. 12, a convoy of military vehicles and bulldozers arrived at the Palestinian village of Dkaika in the Jordan Valley, demolishing 16 homes, an animal pen, a store and one of the village school's classrooms. The demolition orders were issued because the structures were built without official permission—which is almost impossible for Palestinians to get.