Al-Jammasin al-Gharbi

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Al-Jammasin al-Gharbi
Subdistrict Jaffa
Palestine grid 131/166
Population 1080 (1945)
Date of depopulation March 17, 1948[1]
Cause(s) of depopulation Fear of being caught up in the fighting

Al-Jammasin al-Gharbi was a Palestinian Arab village in the Jaffa Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1947–48 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on March 17, 1948. It was located 6.5 km northeast of Jaffa.

It had a population of 1,080 in 1945. al-Jammasin's inhabitants were known to be descendants of nomads from the Jordan Valley.

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  1. ^ Morris, 2004, p.xviii, village #204. Also gives cause of depopulation.

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