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Welcome To al-Taqa, Khirbat - خربة الطاقة (ח'ירבת א-טאקה)

District of Baysan
Ethnically cleansed days ago


Google Earth
Picture for al-Taqa, Khirbat Village - Palestine: : Village General View in 1987
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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 15, 1948
Distance from district 14 (km) North of Baysan
Elevation from the sea -200 (meters)
Map location See location #3 on the map

View from satellite
Military Operation against town Operation Gideon
Attacking Units Golani Brigade
Defenders Iraqi Army
Village remains after destruction Khirbat al-Taqa was completely obliterated.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
al-Taqa, Khirbat inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Nearby wadies & rivers The village is situated nearby Wadi al-Bira.
Archeological sites The village had several water-mills, which were powered by running water from wadi al-Bira.
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
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Town's map on MapQuest
View from satellite
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Status of The Village Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"The site is overgrown with cactuses and palm and eucalyptus trees; no trace of any houses remains."

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