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District of Haifa
وعرة السرّيس - וערת א-סריס
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 16, 1948
Distance from district center 11 (km) East of Haifa
Elevation from the sea 25 (meters)
Map location See location number #1 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Bi'ur Chametz
Defenders Arab Liberation Army
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
The village has been completely destroyed, and only house rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Wa'arat al-Sarris inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1931 1,197
1945 190
1948 220
Est. Refugees 1998 1,354
Number of houses In (1931): 234 (includes Khirbat Sa'sa' and 8 other villages)
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Arab township of Shafa 'Amr & Qiryat Atta.
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