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District of Acre
الكابري - אל-כאברי
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 21, 1948
Distance from district center 12.5 (km) Northeast of Acre
Elevation from the sea 80 (meters)
Map location See location number #11 on the map
Israeli military operation Second stage of Ben-Ami Operation
Defenders Arab Liberation Army
Israeli acts of terror Massacre occured by Jewish troops against the town's inhabitants.
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
al-Kabri was completely destroyed and defaced.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
al-Kabri inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 23,669
Jewish 45
Public 5,015
Total 23,669
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Area planted w/ olives 540
Population
before occupation
Year Population
19th century 400
1922 553
1931 728
1945 1,520
1948 6,218
Est. Refugees 1998 38,183
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 173
1948 1477
Town's name through history Crusaders referred to al-Kabri by Cabra.
Water supplies al-Kabri was WELL known for its many springs, including 'Ayn Mafshuh, 'Ayn Fawwar, 'Ayn al-'Asal, and 'Ayn Kabri, which together were the largest fresh water source in Palestine
Archeological sites The village contains an Aqueduct, built during the Hellenistic period, which supplied ancient Acre with water, and it also contains a water canal, built in the 19th century, for the same purpose too.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Kibbutz Kabri, Ga'ton, Me'ona, 'En Ya'aqov, and Ma'alot.
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"All that remains of the village are crumbled walls and stone rubble, overgrown with thorns, weeds, and bushes. "

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