The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) bulldozers at dawn Wednesday knocked down Palestinian structures in Silwan town to the southeast of Occupied Jerusalem.

Palestinian structures knocked down by IOA bulldozers in O. JerusalemPalestinian citizen Mundher Seyam said Israeli bulldozers, escorted by special police troops, rolled into Ein al-Lawza neighborhood, in Silwan, at 6 a.m. and demolished structures built on his private land lots.

The demolition procedure targeted a storeroom built 30 years ago and a number of agricultural containers covering an area of about 20 square meters each.

The demolitions were carried out under the pretext of unlicensed construction.

The occupation bulldozers further razed a commercial shop owned by the Abu Hudwan family near the al-Maghareba quarter in Silwan.

At least 230 Palestinian buildings and structures have been knocked down by the Israeli occupation authorities in and around Occupied Jerusalem since the start of 2016.