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al-Sakhina الساخنه - א-סאח'נה -

District of Baysan
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for al-Sakhina Village - Palestine: : Village Site in 1990
Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 12, 1948
Distance from district center 5 (km) West of Baysan
Elevation from the sea -95 (meters)
Map location See location number #18 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Gideon
Israeli attacking brigade Golani Brigade
Village remains after destruction by Israelis al-Sakhina was completely destroyed and defaced.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis al-Sakhina inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 1,088
Jewish 4,985
Public 327
Total 6,400
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 828 3,761
Planted W/ Cereal 307 1,164
Built up 0 60
Cultivable 1,135 4,925
Non-Cultivable 280 0
before occupation
Year Population
1931 374
1945 820 (290 Jewish)
1948 615
Est. Refugees 1998 3,776
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 78
1948 128
Nearby wadies & rivers The Jalud River crosses village lands on its way to the Jordan River.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Nir David & Tel' Amal.
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"No physical evidence remains by which the site may be identified, as the entire area has been plowed and turned into agricultural fields. The village lands are cultivated by the Nir David settlement."


Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
mohammed al_zubaidi الصقور irbed
مؤيد - -
mamoun hosein al-qarrot -, AQABA- JORDAN
abdel-khaliq al-zubaidi - Irbid, Jordan
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