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Welcome To Sa'sa', Khirbat
District of Haifa
خربة سعْسع - ח'ירבת סעסע
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 28, 1948
Distance from district center 15 (km) East of Haifa
Elevation from the sea 50 (meters)
Map location See location number #5 on the map
Israeli military operation Possibly Bi'ur Chametz
Israeli attacking brigade Some unknown units from the Haganah.
Village remains after destruction by Israelis The village has been completely destroyed, and only house rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis Sa'sa', Khirbat inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1931 1,197
1945 130
1948 151
Est. Refugees 1998 926
Number of houses In (1931): 234 (includes Wa'arat al-Sarris and 8 other villages)
Town's name through history The Romans referred to the village by Kefar Sasai
Archeological sites Khirbat Sa'sa' contained building foundations, tombs carved in rocks, cisterns, and caves. Also Khirbat Jabyatha, an artificial mound with exposed wall fragments.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands No settlements on the village lands
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"There are a number of partially collapsed stone walls, one with a large arched opening."

 

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