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roof, to avoid having to pay heavy costs if the municipality demolishes it.
It's worth mentioning that the Israeli occupation is deporting and displacing the Palestinian citizens who reside in that area, and that this is not the first time that Israeli occupation demolishes houses and structures on claims they were built on a military area.
The department could invoke ``scorched earth'' laws that prohibit any construction on a site for five years after someone illegally demolishes a building.
He said this is the second time the Israeli army demolishes the carwash, in addition to several other shops in the same area.