IDF tanks damage nature reserve in Negev, parks authority says

14.12.2011                      18.Kislev. 5772

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IDF tanks damage nature reserve in Negev, parks authority says

INPA's Acting Director General Modi Oron: This conduct constitutes a harsh violation of all rules of behavior in a nature reserve and the army's orders.

Israeli tanks severely damaged one of the Negev's most important nature reserves last week when they crossed it in violation of agreements between the army and nature authorities.
The Israel Nature and Parks Authority has filed a complaint with Maj. Gen. Sami Turgeman, commander of the Israel Defense Forces' ground forces. INPA personnel from the Eilat area discovered major damage last Friday near the Shizafon Stream….