Khirbat Al-Dumun

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Al-Dumun
Arabic
Also spelled Khirbet al Damun[1]
Subdistrict Haifa
Population 340 (1945)
Area
Date of depopulation April 30, 1948[1]
Cause(s) of depopulation Fear of being caught up in the fighting
Secondary cause Military assault by Yishuv forces

Al-Dumun was a Palestinian Arab village in the Haifa Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on April 30, 1948. It was located 10.5 km southeast of Haifa.

In 1945 the village had a population of 340. A known cave is located in the area that was used as a sheep fold.

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  1. ^ a b Morris, 2004, p.xviii village #384. Also gives causes of depopulation

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