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Tabsur (تبصر(خربة عزون - ח'ירבת עזון -

District of Tulkarm
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Picture for Tabsur Village - Palestine: : One of the remaining structures currently on Tabsur's lands
Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 3, 1948
Distance from district center 19 (km) Southwest of Tulkarm
Elevation from the sea 50 (meters)
Map location See location number #16 on the map
Israeli military operation Coastal Clearing
Exodus Cause Expulsion by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis Tabsur was completely destroyed and defaced.
Ethnically cleansing by Israelis Tabsur inhabitants were mostly terrorized out of their homes on December 21st 1947.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 2,348
Jewish 2,807
Public 89
Total 5,328
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 0 24
Planted W/ Cereal 1,602 1,092
Built up 29 0
Cultivable 1,602 1,116
Non-Cultivable 168 0
Population
before occupation
Year Population
Est. Refugees 1998 2,406
Number of houses In (1931): 218 (listed under Khirbat 'Azzun)
Schools Tabsur had an elementary school for boys.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Ra'anana and Batzra
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
The village site has become part of the city of Netanya. Some houses remain and are used either as residences or for commercial purposes such as warehouses for Israeli companies