Family's Eviction From Sheikh Jarrah Home Delayed After Father Barricades Himself on Roof

The Jerusalem Municipality has expropriated the land on which the Israeli-Palestinian family home is built in order to build a school

Nir Hasson
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The eviction of a family from their home in the flashpoint East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah was delayed after police clashed with locals and failed to complete it on Monday.

The attempted eviction saw Mohammed Salahiya, a Palestinian, barricading himself on the roof with his children and threatening to blow up a gas tank.    

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