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al-Mansura المنصورة - אל-מנצורה -

District of Safad
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 25, 1948
Distance from district center 31 (km) North East of Safad
Elevation from the sea 100 (meters)
Map location See location number #10 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Yiftach
Exodus Cause Haganah 'Wispering' campaign (psychological warfare)
Village remains after destruction by Israelis The village has been completely obliterated
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis al-Mansura inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 1,254
Jewish 175
Public 115
Total 1,544
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 1,249 175
Built up 5 0
Cultivable 1,249 175
Non-Cultivable 115 0
before occupation
Year Population
1931 89
1945 360
1948 418
Est. Refugees 1998 2,565
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 18
1948 84
Nearby wadies & rivers The village used to overlook the Banyas River.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Sha'ar Yashuv
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Town Today

Accordin to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi:-
The village has been complelety obliterated and it is difficult to identify and trace of its former buildings. The site has been cobnverted by the Israelis into a fish hatchery and contains pools for this purpose.


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