Ghuraba

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Not to be confused with Ghurabah.
Ghuraba
Ghuraba is located in Mandatory Palestine
Ghuraba
Ghuraba
Arabic
Subdistrict Safad
Coordinates 33°07′10.31″N 35°38′45.43″E / 33.1195306°N 35.6459528°E / 33.1195306; 35.6459528Coordinates: 33°07′10.31″N 35°38′45.43″E / 33.1195306°N 35.6459528°E / 33.1195306; 35.6459528
Population 220 (1945)
Area
Date of depopulation May 28, 1948[1]
Cause(s) of depopulation Fear of being caught up in the fighting

Ghuraba was a Palestinian Arab village in the Safad Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1948 War on May 28, 1948 by the Palmach's First Battalion of Operation Yiftach. It was located 22 km northeast of Safad.

In 1945 it had a population of 220.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morris, 2004, p. xvi, village #21. Also gives cause of depopulation.

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