Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Further information: Israeli army destroys homes for sixth time
On 8 July 2013 just after 6am, the Israeli army demolished three homes and a number of animal pens belonging to shepherds in Hadidiya in the Jordan Valley. Twenty-two people were made homeless, of which six were children, including a four-year-old suffering from cerebral palsy. This took place in summer heats exceeding 40 degrees Celsius.
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