West Bank blanketed in snow for first time in yearsReuters | Jerusalem | Updated: 18-02-2021 17:03 IST | Created: 18-02-2021 16:43 IST
The biblical cities of Hebron and Bethlehem were blanketed in snow for the first time in years on Thursday after a rare winter storm.
Families built snowmen on the almost empty streets in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, in what was the first snowfall many children had seen in their lives. On the usually busy streets of Bethlehem, overlooked by the snow-adorned bell tower of the Church of the Nativity, few cars tried to navigate the fog and icy roads.
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