Al-Fatur

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Al-Fatur
Arabic
Subdistrict Baysan
Population
Area
Date of depopulation
Cause(s) of depopulation

Al-Fatur was a Palestinian Arab village in the District of Baysan. It was depopulated during the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on May 12, 1948. It was located 11.5 km south of Baysan. The village was attacked by the Israel Defense Forces as part of Operation Gideon. A massacre was perpetrated by Jewish troops against the town's inhabitants.

The population of the village in 1931 was 66, expanding to 128 in 1948.

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