Khirbat Al-Kasayir

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Al-Kasayir
Al-Kasayir is located in Mandatory Palestine
Al-Kasayir
Al-Kasayir
Arabic
Subdistrict Haifa
Coordinates 32°47′36″N 35°08′18.8″E / 32.79333°N 35.138556°E / 32.79333; 35.138556Coordinates: 32°47′36″N 35°08′18.8″E / 32.79333°N 35.138556°E / 32.79333; 35.138556
Population
Area
Date of depopulation mid-April, 1948[1]
Cause(s) of depopulation Military assault by Yishuv forces

Al-Kasayir was a Palestinian Arab village in the Haifa Subdistrict, located 13 km east of Haifa. It was depopulated during the 1947–48 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on April 16, 1948 under the Battle of Mishmar HaEmek.

Many inhabitants were Muslim Arabs who traced their origins to North Africa.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morris, 2004, p.xvii, village #383. Also gives cause of depopulation.

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