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Welcome To al-Batani al-Sharqi - البطاني الشرقي (אל-בטאני א-שרקי)

District of Gaza
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 13, 1948
Distance from district 36.5 (km) North East of Gaza
Elevation from the sea 50 (meters)
Map location See location #6 on the map

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Military Operation against town Operation Barak (lightening)
Attacking Units Eighth Battalion of Giv'ati Brigade
Defenders Egyptian Army, and some local Palestinian militia
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction The village was completely obliterated.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
al-Batani al-Sharqi inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 5,531
Jewish 70
Public 163
Total 5,764
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Area planted w/ citrus 319 0
Irrigated & Plantation 474 0
Planted W/ Cereal 4,663 70
Built up 32 0
Cultivable 5,456 70
Non-Cultivable 206 0
Year Population
1596 39
1922 304
1931 424
1945 650
1948 754
Est. Refugees 1998 4,630
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 85
1948 151
Schools al-Batani al-Sharqi shared an elementary school with it sister village al-Batini al-Gharbi.
Religious institutions One mosque
Archeological sites The village contained relics such as a mosaic floor, a basin, the foundations of ancient buildings, and pottery fragments.
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
No settlements on village lands.
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Status of The Village Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi the village contain no remaining structure on the village land.

Bibliography and References

Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
Abu Ali Qasem قاسم -
Eyad Musallam - Riyadh, K.S.A
غازي مصلح غزة, فلسطين
أبو محمد مصلح غزة, فلسطين
ابو سهيل خلف اسطنبول, تركيا
ابوخالد ؛يونس؛ منصور الشارقه, الامارات
ابو عمر منصور جرش, الاردن
أبو أنس حمدان الوسطى
القاسم - فلسطين, م جباليا
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يوسف مصلح مصلح Berlin
محمد ابراهيم مصلح عمان, الاردن
Abdul Raheem Musleh Abu Dhabi, UAE
Ali Musallam Musallam -
Mohammad Gazal Gazal Rhiyad, KSA
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