Bakhrabad massacre

Coordinates: 23°43′01″N 90°52′59″E / 23.717°N 90.883°E / 23.717; 90.883
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Bakhrabad massacre
বাখরাবাদ গণহত্যা
Bakhrabad massacre is located in Bangladesh
Bakhrabad massacre
LocationBakhrabad, Comilla, Bangladesh
Coordinates23°43′01″N 90°52′59″E / 23.717°N 90.883°E / 23.717; 90.883
Date24 May 1971 (UTC+6:00)
TargetBengali Hindus
Attack type
Burst fire, mass murder, massacre
WeaponsLight machine guns
Deaths142
PerpetratorsPakistani Army, Razakars

Bakhrabad massacre (Bengali: বাখরাবাদ গণহত্যা) was a massacre of the Hindu population of Bakhrabad village, in the district of the Comilla, on 24 May 1971 by the Pakistani army with the help of Al Badr and Al Shams, during the Bangladesh Liberation War.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rahman, Mohammad Habibur (May 24, 2010). মুরাদনগরের বাখরাবাদ ২৪মে গণহত্যা দিবসঃ স্বাধীনতার ৩৯ বছরেও স্মৃতিসৌধ নির্মাণ হয়নি!. Comillaweb.com (in Bengali). Retrieved January 6, 2012.
  2. ^ তিন জেলায় আন্তর্জাতিক অপরাধ ট্রাইব্যুনালের তদন্ত দল [The investigation team of the International Criminal Tribunal in three districts]. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). November 5, 2010. Retrieved January 6, 2012.[permanent dead link]