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District of Haifa
الغبية التحتا - אל-ע'וביה א-תחתא
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 8, 1948
Distance from district center 28 (km) South East of Haifa
Elevation from the sea 110 (meters)
Map location See location number #30 on the map
Israeli military operation Battle for Mishmar Ha'emek
Israeli attacking brigade Units drawn from the Palmach, as well as the Carmeli and Alexandroni Brigades
Defenders Arab Liberation Army
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
The village has been completely obliterated in mid March 1948
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
al-Ghubayya al-Tahta inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 11,607
Jewish 0
Public 532
Total 12,139
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1931 200
1945 1,130
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 38
Schools al-Ghubayya al-Tahta shared an elementary school (founded by the Ottomans in 1888) with the villages of al-Ghubayya-al-Fawqa and al-Naghnaghiyya. The school was later on closed during the British Mandate period.
Archeological sites The village had several khirbats (including Tel Abu Shusha) which contained artifacts such as fragments of pottery, pieces of masonry, and an olive press.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Midrakh 'Oz
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"No traces of houses can be identified"

Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
أحمد أبوزينة أبوزينة Palestine
محمد تركمان تركمان الزبابدة, فلسطين
Motasem Hassan turkman jordan
gassan deeb nagnaggya nablus, palestine
سامي تركمان -
Arab Al Turkman Arab Al Turkman -
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