Khirbat Al-Taqa

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Khirbat Al-Taqa
Arabic خربة الطاقة
Subdistrict Baysan
Palestine grid 200/224
Date of depopulation May 15, 1948

Khirbat Al-Taqa (Arabic: خربة الطاقة‎‎), 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 15, 1948 under Operation Gideon. It was located 14 km north of Baysan nearby Wadi al-Bira which powered several mills in the village.

History[edit]

It was classified as a hamlet in the Palestine Index Gazetteer.[1]

Following the war the area was incorporated into the State of Israel and the land was left undeveloped.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Khalidi, 1992, p. 62

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