More than 60 villagers were massacred by the Haganah on the 31st of December 1947 (new years eve Massacre).
Refugees' migration route
Some went to Haifa harbor, and some went to Acre.
Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction
Mostly the village has survived destruction. Many of the houses and shops are still standing and are occupied by Jewish settlers. The cemetery is visible and it's in a state of neglect. Late 1999, the cemetery and the grave of 'Izz al-Din al-Qassam were desecrated.
Ethnically cleansing by Israelis
Partial ethnical cleansing took place already soon after the New Year's Eve massacre and on 24.April 1948, the rest of the inhabitants were ethnically cleansed and bused out by British troops.
According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"Many of the Arab houses and shops are still standing and are occupied by the settlement's inhabitants. The cemetery is visible and is in a state of neglect."