PA TV claims "Expulsion of 950,000 Palestinians"
Official PA TV newsreader: “Yesterday, Friday [May 15, 2020], was the 72nd anniversary of our people’s Nakba (i.e., “the catastrophe,” Palestinian term for the establishment of the State of Israel), whose outcome was the expulsion of approximately 950,000 Palestinians from their cities and towns.”
Nakba Day - Palestinians commemorate Nakba Day on May 15, the day after the establishment of Israel. On May 15, 1948, combined forces from Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Iraq joined local Arab forces in an attempt to eradicate the newly established State of Israel. The Nakba (Arabic = catastrophe) refers to the establishment of Israel, and the subsequent defeat in the war, including the killing and displacement of Arab civilians that occurred during the war.