Masil al-Jizl

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Masil al-Jizl
Arabic
Also spelled Arab al-Zinati[1]
Subdistrict Baysan
Population 197 (1948)
Area
Date of depopulation May 31, 1948
Cause(s) of depopulation

Masil al-Jizl was a Palestinian Arab village in the District of Baysan. It was depopulated by the Israel Defense Forces during the Arab-Israeli War. It was attacked on May 31, 1948 as part of Operation Gideon. In 1931 it had a population of 197, by 1948 this had declined to 116. 47 houses were located in the village before it was depopulated.

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  1. ^ Khalidi, 1992, p.55

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Coordinates: 32°27′15″N 35°33′26″E / 32.45417°N 35.55722°E / 32.45417; 35.55722