Myojo 56 building fire
The Myojo 56 building fire (明星56ビル火災, Myōjō Gojū-Roku Biru Kasai) began in the Kabukicho section of Shinjuku, Tokyo at about 01:00 local time on September 1, 2001. The fire, the fifth-deadlie...
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Valley of Death (Bydgoszcz)
Valley of Death (Polish: Dolina Śmierci) in Fordon, Bydgoszcz, northern Poland, is a site of Nazi German mass murder committed at the beginning of World War II; and a mass grave of 1,200 – 1,400 P...
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Caravan of Death
The Caravan of Death (Spanish: Caravana de la Muerte) was a Chilean Army death squad that, following the Chilean coup of 1973, flew by helicopters from south to north of Chile between September 30...
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Peruvian prison massacres
The Peruvian prison massacres occurred on June 18–19, 1986, after a series of riots in the San Pedro, Santa Mónica, and El Frontón prisons in Lima and Callao. The military repression of these r...
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1992 Los Angeles riots
The 1992 Los Angeles riots, also known as the Rodney King riots, the South Central riots, the 1992 Los Angeles civil disturbance, 1992 Los Angeles civil unrest, and the Los Angeles uprising were a ser...
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Black Tom explosion
The Black Tom explosion on July 30, 1916, in Jersey City, New Jersey, was an act of sabotage by German agents to destroy American-made munitions that were to be supplied to the Allies in World War I.<...
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Nanking Massacre
The Nanking Massacre, also known as the Rape of Nanking, was an episode of mass murder and mass rape committed by Japanese troops against the residents of Nanking (current official spelling: Nanjing) ...
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Kafr Qasim massacre
34°58′17.5″E / 32.11417°N 34.971528°E / 32.11417; 34.971528The Kafr Qasim massacre took place in the Israeli Arab village of Kafr Qasim situated on the Green Line, at that tim...
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Middle East Airlines Flight 438
Middle East Airlines Flight 438 a Boeing 720B, callsign CEDAR JET 438, was en route from Beirut to Abu Dhabi on 1 January 1976 when a bomb exploded in the forward cargo compartment. The aircraft broke...
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Sook Ching massacre
The Sook Ching (simplified Chinese: 肃清; traditional Chinese: 肅清; pinyin: Sùqīng, meaning "purge through cleansing") was a systematic extermination of perceived hostile elements among the C...
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Hungerford massacre
The Hungerford massacre was a series of random shootings in Hungerford, Berkshire on 19 August 1987, when an unemployed man, Michael Ryan, killed sixteen people, including his own mother, before commi...
San Patricio Church massacre
The San Patricio Church massacre was the murder of three priests and two seminarians of the Pallottine order on July 4, 1976, during the Dirty War, at St. Patrick’s Church, located in the Belgrano nei...
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Wilhelm Brückner (murderer)
Wilhelm Brückner was a German mass murderer who killed nine members of his family in Hassenberg and Lindenberg, German Reich during the night of June 6 to June 7, 1925, before committing suicide.
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Korean Air Flight 858
Korean Air Flight 858 was a scheduled international passenger flight between Baghdad, Iraq and Seoul, South Korea. On 29 November 1987, the aircraft flying that route exploded in mid-air upon the det...
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National Airlines Flight 2511
National Airlines Flight 2511 was a domestic passenger flight from New York City, New York to Miami, Florida that exploded in midair on January 6, 1960. The National Airlines Douglas DC-6 was carrying...
Bus massacre
The Bus Massacre, also known as the ‘Ain el-Rammaneh incident’ (or 'massacre'), was the collective name given to a short series of armed clashes involving Lebanese Christian and Palestinian elements i...
EgyptAir Flight 990
EgyptAir Flight 990 (MS990/MSR990) was a regularly scheduled flight from Los Angeles International Airport, United States, to Cairo International Airport, Egypt, with a stop at John F. Kennedy Interna...
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Boves massacre
The Boves massacre was a World War II war crime that took place on 8 September 1943 in the comune of Boves, Italy. Up to 195 Italian civilians were killed and 350 houses were destroyed by artillery fi...