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Welcome To al-Tannur, Khirbat - خربة التنور (ח'ירבת א-תנור)

District of Jerusalem
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date October 21, 1948
Distance from district 18.5 (km) West of Jerusalem
Elevation from the sea 575 (meters)
Map location See location #38 on the map

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Military Operation against town Operation Ha'ar
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction Khirbat al-Tannur was mostly destroyed with the exception of few deserted and partially destroyed houses.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
al-Tannur, Khirbat inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Year Population
1596 39
19th century 400
Number of houses At least 10 houses just before occupation
Town's name through history At one point Khirbat al-Tannur was also known by 'Allar al-Sufla (relative to current 'Allar before destruction).
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
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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:
Six houses have been destroyed and their rubble is strewn over the site; four others still stand. Clusters of trees grow along the terraces on the valley bottom. Almond, olive, and cypress trees grow at the northern edge of the site

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