Babrra massacre

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The Babrra massacre occurred on 12th of August, 1948 in the Charsadda District of the North-West Frontier Province (now Khyber Pukhtunkhwa) of Pakistan, when unarmed workers of the Khudai Khidmatgar movement were fired upon by the provincial government[1] on the orders of the then Chief Minister Khan Abdul Qayyum Khan.[2] It is claimed that around 400 people were killed in the massacre and many injured.[3]


  1. ^ Miscreants and militants DAWN. Retrieved September 15 2008
  2. ^ Pakistan: History and Politics, 1947-1971 (1 April 2002) by M.Rafique Afzal p38 OUP Pakistan ISBN 0-19-579634-9
  3. ^ زه بابړه یم - Noor ul Bashar Naveed

Further reading[edit]

  • Gandhi, Rajmohan (2004) Ghaffar Khan: Nonviolent Badshah of the Pakhtuns, Penguin Books India, New Delhi.
  • Khan, Khan Abdul Ghaffar (1969), My Life and Struggle, hind Pocket Books, Delhi.