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'Iribbin, Khirbat خربة عربين -

District of Acre
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for 'Iribbin, Khirbat Village - Palestine: : Rubble of the destroyed houses all over the place
Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date October 30, 1948
Distance from district center 23 (km) Northeast of Acre
Elevation from the sea 450 (meters)
Map location See location number #2 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Hiram
Israeli attacking brigade 'Oded Brigade
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis Khirbat 'Iribbin was completely destroyed and defaced.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis 'Iribbin, Khirbat inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 11,422
Jewish 0
Public 21
Total 11,463
before occupation
Year Population
1945 360
1948 418
Est. Refugees 1998 2,565
Nearby wadies & rivers Khirbat 'Iribbin stands high on the north bank of Wadi Karkara.
Archeological sites The village has a khirba which contains the remains of buildings, building foundations, columns, and cisterns.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Adamit and Goren
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According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"The site is covered with the debris of houses. It also has anumber of wells and caves"