(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - Al-Aqsa Foundation for Waqf and Heritage revealed that the Zionist "Solel Boneh" construction company launched excavations in the cemetery of Al-Sheikh Muwannis village in Yafa.
The excavations which were accompanied with digging operations aimed at preparing the site for building residential apartments for the University of Tel Aviv's students and a shopping center, Al-Aqsa Foundation said.
It also reported in a press release on Wednesday that: "These excavations had been detected during a tour by the Foundation's delegation when they saw the remains of gravestones, as well as parts of skeletons." It also denounced such procedure considering it "a crime and a violation of the sanctity of the dead."
It is noted that the occupation authorities had, previously, displaced the citizens of Al-Sheikh Muwannis village after destroying it to build Tel Aviv University and private cars parking on its ruins.