Saturday, March 08, 2014

Israel cuts off water supply to 45,000 Palestinians

Israel cuts off water supply to 45,000 Palestinians:

Some 45,000 Palestinians living in the Shuafat refugee camp and the suburbs of Ras Shehadeh, Ras Khamis, As-Salam and Anata in Jerusalem have had their water cut off for nearly three days.



 The residents said Israel's water company Gihon started by gradually reducing the water supply nearly two weeks ago until it stopped entirely.



 A member of Shuafat's popular committee; Khaled Al-Khalidi said on Wednesday that 23,000 refugees had no access to water for three days while the residents of Ras Shehadeh; Ras Khamis, As-Salam and Anata have been without water for 20 days...