Civil Administration officers accompanied by security forces razed five structures at the illegal West Bank outpost of Oz Zion overnight.
Nine youths were detained for questioning and later released.
Oz Zion is a small outpost adjacent to Beit-El and its residents are mostly hilltop youths. The outpost has been razed several times before and is usually rebuilt shortly afterwards.
The Civil Administration identified five structures that were built on private Palestinian land. Demolition orders were issued as part of routine law enforcement in the area and the Israeli authorities' fights against illegal construction in the West Bank.
Residents of Maoz Zion have already begun clearing the debris, saying they will start rebuilding immediately.
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