Umm 'Ajra

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Umm 'Ajra
Arabic
Subdistrict Baysan
Population 260 (1945)
Area
Date of depopulation May 31, 1948
Cause(s) of depopulation

Umm 'Ajra was a Palestinian Arab village in the District of Baysan. It was depopulated by the Israel Defense Forces during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War on May 31, 1948 as part of Operation Gideon. It was located 4 km south of Baysan and the 'Ayn Umm 'Ajra provided the village with water. The village had three khirbas: Tall al-Shaykh al-Simad, Hajj Makka, and Sursuq.

In 1945 the village had a population of 260.

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Coordinates: 32°27′56″N 35°31′21″E / 32.46556°N 35.52250°E / 32.46556; 35.52250