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Israel seized 6,672 acres of Palestinian land in occupied West Bank since 7 October: Report

Israel has seized 27,000 dunams (27 square kilometres or 6,672 acres) of Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank since October 7, according a Land Day statement by the Colonization & Wall Resistance Commission (CWRC).

Israel has seized 27,000 dunams (27 square kilometres or 6,672 acres) of Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank since October 7, according a Land Day statement by the Colonization & Wall Resistance Commission (CWRC).

The governmental commission affiliated to the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) found that the Israeli government approved 1,895 settlement units and displaced 25 Bedouin communities from Palestinian territory.

It also erected 840 checkpoints and gates in the West Bank, where illegal settlers and the Israeli military carried out 9,700 attacks against Palestinian residents and their properties.

The organisation added that 9,600 trees were destroyed, uprooted or poisoned around settlements in an attempt to evict Palestinians and create a buffer zone.

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