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Welcome To 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 31 (km) North East of Safad
Elevation from the sea 100 (meters)
Map location See location #10 on the map

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Military Operation against town Operation Yiftach
Exodus Cause Haganah 'Wispering' campaign (psychological warfare)
Village remains after destruction The village has been completely obliterated
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
al-Mansura inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
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
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
that usurped village lands
Sha'ar Yashuv
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Status of The Village 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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