Category:Ba Chuc Massacre

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English: The Ba Chúc Massacre was carried out by the regular soldiers of Democratic Kampuchea's army on April 18, 1978 in Ba Chúc, Tri Tôn, An Giang province, southern Vietnam. Of the 3,157 civilians who had lived in Ba Chúc, only two survived the massacre. The attack was one of the events that prompted the Vietnamese invasion of Kampuchea.
Tiếng Việt: Vụ thảm sát Ba Chúc xảy ra tại thị trấn Ba Chúc, huyện Tri Tôn, tỉnh An Giang trong cuộc chiến tranh biên giới Tây Nam năm 1978. Xã nằm cách biên giới Campuchia khoảng 7 km.
Ba Chuc Massacre 
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Instance ofmassacre
Point in time18 April 1978
Number of deaths
  • 3,157
Authority control

10° 30′ 00″ N, 104° 54′ 00″ E

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During the attack civillians fled to the temples. They believed nobody would try killing them in a sacred place. Yet,they followed them in and killed every last one of them. There was so much blood, it was up to a grown man's knees.

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