Ba Chúc is a rural commune (xã) and village of the Tri Tôn District of An Giang Province, Vietnam. During the Vietnam War, the village came to the attention of Americans when it was revealed in the New York Times that civilians there had been forced by ARVN officers and their American advisers to remove landmines planted by Viet Cong and NVA units. It was also the scene in 1978 of the killing of an estimated 3,157 civilians by Khmer Rouge forces from neighboring Cambodia in what became known as the Ba Chúc Massacre.
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Coordinates: 10°30′N 104°54′E / 10.500°N 104.900°E