Al-Samra

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Al-Samra
Arabic السمرة
Subdistrict Tiberias
Population 290 (1945)
Area
Date of depopulation April 21, 1948[1]
Cause(s) of depopulation Influence of nearby town's fall

Al-Samra (Arabic: السمرة‎) was a Palestinian Arab village in the Tiberias Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on April 21, 1948. It was located 10 km southeast of Tiberias.

In 1945, the village had a population of 290. The village had a mosque and several khirbas including Khirbat al-Tawafiq and Khirbat Duwayraban.

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  1. ^ Morris, 2004, p. xvii village #102. Also gives cause of depopulation

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