Al-Zuq al-Fawqani

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Al-Zuq al-Fawqani
Al-Zuq al-Fawqani is located in Mandatory Palestine
Al-Zuq al-Fawqani
Al-Zuq al-Fawqani
Subdistrict Safad
Coordinates 33°14′36.95″N 35°35′29.81″E / 33.2435972°N 35.5916139°E / 33.2435972; 35.5916139Coordinates: 33°14′36.95″N 35°35′29.81″E / 33.2435972°N 35.5916139°E / 33.2435972; 35.5916139
Population 160 (1945)
Area 1,832 dunams
Date of depopulation May 21, 1948[1]
Cause(s) of depopulation Whispering campaign
Secondary cause Military assault by Yishuv forces
Current localities Yuval

Al-Zuq al-Fawqani was a Palestinian Arab village in the Safad Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War on May 21, 1948 by the Palmach's First Battalion of Operation Yiftach. It was located 32 km southeast of Safad.

In 1945 it had a population of 160.


  1. ^ Morris, 2004, p. xvi, village #2. Also gives causes of depopulation.


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