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Al-Sammu'i

Al-Sammu'i
Also spelled Sammu'i[1]
Subdistrict Safad
Coordinates

32°57′29.25″N 35°27′10.50″E / 32.9581250°N 35.4529167°E / 32.9581250; 35.4529167Coordinates: 32°57′29.25″N 35°27′10.50″E / 32.9581250°N 35.4529167°E / 32.9581250; 35.4529167{{#coordinates:32|57|29.25|N|35|27|10.50|E|type:city_region:IL |primary |name=

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Palestine grid 192/262
Population 310 (1945)
Date of depopulation May 12, 1948[1]
Cause(s) of depopulation Influence of nearby town's fall

Al-Sammu'i was a Palestinian Arab village in the Safad Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on May 12, 1948 under Operation Hiram. It was located 4 km west of Safad.

In 1945, the village had a population of 310. Al-Sammu'i had a mosque and a shrine for a local sage known as al-Shaykh Muhammad al-'Ajami.

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Al-Sammu'i 1946

References

  1. ^ a b Morris, 2004, p. xvi, village #57. Also gives cause of depopulation

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