Tây Vinh Massacre

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Tây Vinh massacre
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Location Tây Vinh village in Tây Sơn District of Bình Định Province, South Vietnam
Date between February 12, 1966 and March 17, 1966
Target Tay Vinh villagers
Attack type
Massacre
Deaths 1,200[1]
Perpetrators ROK Capital Division

The Bình An / Tây Vinh massacre (Korean: 타이빈 양민 학살 사건) was a series of massacres conducted by the ROK Capital Division of the South Korean Army between February 12, 1966 and March 17, 1966 of 1,200 unarmed citizens in Bình An village, today Tây Vinh village, Tây Sơn District of Bình Định Province in South Vietnam.[1][2] During the operation, the Capital Division assaulted 15 hamlets in Tây Vinh village. In the one hamlet, the ROK soldiers rounded up and shot 68 villagers.[3] Only 3 villagers survived.[3] The Capital Division carried out a similar massacre in Bình An village on 26 February 1966.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "Words of Condemnation and Drinks of Reconciliation Massacre in Vin Dinh Province All 380 People Turned into Dead Bodies Within an Hour.". Hankyoreh. 1999-09-02. Retrieved 2011-03-02. 
  2. ^ Lunar calendar:between January 23 and February 26 of 1966
  3. ^ a b "제8장 조선 전쟁과 베트남 전쟁". Dong-a Ilbo. 2008-03-04. Retrieved 2011-03-02. 

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