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Subdistrict Safad

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Palestine grid 195/257
Population 170 (1945)
Area 3,660 dunams
Date of depopulation [1]

Al-Shuna was a Palestinian Arab village in the Safad Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on April 30, 1948 by the Palmach's First Battalion of Operation Yiftach. It was located 6 km south of Safad, overlooking the deep gorge of Wadi al-'Amud.

In 1945, the village had a total population of 170. The village had a school and a mosque. Today, a wildlife sanctuary known as the Nachal 'Amud Reserve is located in the vicinity.


  1. ^ Morris, 2004, p. xvii, village #72. Gives both date and cause of depopulation as "Not known""