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Jallianwala Bagh massacre

The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, also known as the Amritsar massacre, took place on 13 April 1919, when Acting Brigadier-General Reginald Dyer ordered troops of the British Indian Army to... Wikipedia

  • Location:  Amritsar, Punjab, British India (present day Amritsar, Punjab, India)
  • Date:  April 13, 1919, 05:30 p.m (IST)
  • Target:  Crowd of nonviolent protesters, along with Baisakhi pilgrims, who had gathered in Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar
  • Attack type:  Massacre
  • Weapons:  Lee-Enfield rifles
  • Deaths:  379 – 1000+
  • Non-fatal injuries:  ~ 1,500
  • Perpetrators:  Riflemen of the 9th Gurkha Rifles, the 54th Sikhs and the 59th Sind Rifles, British India Army
  • Number of participants:  50 riflemen
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo