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Wa'arat al-Sarris وعرة السريس - וערת א-סריס -

District of Haifa
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for Wa'arat al-Sarris Village - Palestine: : A village house which is now Inhabited By a Jewish settler, 1990
Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 16, 1948
Distance from district center 11 (km) East of Haifa
Elevation from the sea 25 (meters)
Map location See location number #1 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Bi'ur Chametz
Defenders Arab Liberation Army
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis The village has been completely destroyed, and only house rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis Wa'arat al-Sarris inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
before occupation
Year Population
1931 1,197
1945 190
1948 220
Est. Refugees 1998 1,354
Number of houses In (1931): 234 (includes Khirbat Sa'sa' and 8 other villages)
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Arab township of Shafa 'Amr & Qiryat Atta.
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