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Bani Suheila
Ither transcription(s)
 • Arabicبني سهيلا
Official logo of Bani Suheila
Municipal Logo o Bani Suheila
Bani Suheila is located in the Palestinian territories
Bani Suheila
Bani Suheila
Location o Bani Suheila within the Palestinian territories
Coordinates: 31°20′34″N 34°19′31″E / 31.34278°N 34.32528°E / 31.34278; 34.32528Coordinates: 31°20′34″N 34°19′31″E / 31.34278°N 34.32528°E / 31.34278; 34.32528
Palestine grid85/83
GovrenorateKhan Yunis
 • TeepCeety
 • Heid o Municipality5.1
 • Jurisdiction5.17 km2 (2.00 sq mi)
 • Jurisdiction33,767

Bani Suheila (Arabic: بني سهيلا‎) is a Palestinian ceety in the soothren Gaza Strip's Khan Yunis Govrenorate. Accordin tae the Palestinian Central Bureau o Statistics the population o Bani Suheila haed grown frae 8,220 in 1945 tae 32,800 fowk in mid-year 2006.[1][2]

Durin the nicht o August 31, 1955, Israeli airmit forces attacked Bani Suheila.[3] On 5 Aprile 1956 Israeli airtillery shelled the toun.[4]


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  1. Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics Archived 2012-02-07 at the Wayback Machine Projected Mid -Year Population for Khan Yunis Governorate by Locality 2004- 2006
  2. A Survey of Palestine: Prepared in December 1945 and January 1946 for the Information of the Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry By Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry on Jewish Problems in Palestine and Europe, United Nations General Assembly. Special Committee on Palestine Published by Institute for Palestine Studies, 1991 ISBN 0887282113 p 132
  3. al-Sayyid Muḥammad ʻAlī Nawfal (1965) Israel's crime record Information Dept. p 28
  4. Morris, Benny (1993) Israel's Border Wars, 1949-1956: Arab Infiltration, Israeli Retaliation, and the Countdown to the Suez War. Oxford University Press, ISBN 0198292627 p 388

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