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District of Safad
منصورة الخيط - מנצורת אל-ח'יט
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date January 18, 1948
Distance from district center 11.5 (km) East of Safad
Elevation from the sea 200 (meters)
Map location See location number #65 on the map
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
The village has been completely defaced
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Population was completely cleansed
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 0
Jewish 0
Public 6,735
Total 6,735
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Planted W/ Cereal 5,042
Built up 17
Cultivable 5,042
Non-Cultivable 1,676
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1922 437
1931 267
1945 200
1948 232
Est. Refugees 1998 1,425
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 61
1948 61
Town's name through history The village was also known by Mansurat al-Hula to distinguish it from another village by the same name, al-Mansura, Safad
Shrines/maqams A shrine for a local sage known by al-Shaykh Mansur (for his namesake the village was named after him)
Nearby wadies & rivers The village was situated 1 km west of the Jordan River
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Kefar ha-Nasi' is nearby village lands
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
The site is partly wooded and partly overgrown with grass; no landmarks are visible

 

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