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lifter

[′lif·tər]
(mining engineering)
A shothole drilled near the floor when tunneling, and fired subsequent to the cut and relief holes.
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Unlike most of the other 20,000 refugees and their descendants from Lifta, many of whom live in the West Bank and Jordan, Mr Odeh is able to visit his former village because he lives a few kilometres away in East Jerusalem.
Mr Odeh, who offers guided tours of Lifta, has to share the site with many Israeli visitors.
Lifta is also facing rapid encroachment from West Jerusalem.
The Foundation stressed that Lifta is an Arab and Muslim village with its history, landmarks, homes, and trees.
MP Khalil Atieh, who signed the memo, said that Israel had taken the decision to list the Arab villages of Lifta and Ein Karem as Israeli heritage sites although they are occupied.