According to Palestinian reports, a 29-year-old man was killed and another was injured in clashes with Israeli forces.
The hilltop settlement has been subject to ongoing controversy and legal dispute since the early 2000s. Since then, there have been ownership claims to the land from Palestinian families.
23 year-old security guard Vyacheslav Golev was gunned down and stabbed in April by two attackers who were later caught by the Shin Bet and IDF
Israel’s High Court of Justice had ruled in May that the army could evict more than 1,000 Palestinians who live in scattered small herding villages in an IDF training area.
The three conservative justices on the court unanimously rejected the families' claims that demolishing a home is a disproportionate punishment, instead acknowledging it as a regrettable consequence.
Two Palestinians died following armed clashes as IDF troops enter Yabad, near Jenin.
The homes of all four accomplices have been demolished.
The court’s decision thus ended 20 years of neglect and ugliness, enabling the city to issue a tender for a new hotel to be built on the premises.
Members of the UNSC condemned the demolition of two homes in the contentious east Jerusalem neighborhood.
“This crime falls within the framework of many crimes committed by the occupation authorities, militias and settlers in Jerusalem with the aim of completing its Israelization and Judaization."