Ba Chúc massacre

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Skulls of victims of the Ba Chúc Massacre
Ba Chúc Bone Pagoda - Approach
Ba Chúc Bone Pagoda - Detail

The Ba Chúc massacre was carried out by the Kampuchean Revolutionary Army (Khmer Rouge) on April 18, 1978 in Ba Chúc, Tri Tôn, An Giang Province, South Vietnam. Of those who had lived in Ba Chúc, 3,157 civilians were killed.[1] Only two survived the massacre. The attack was one of the events that prompted the Vietnamese invasion of Kampuchea.


  1. ^ "MEANWHILE : When the Khmer Rouge came to kill in Vietnam" New York Times

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Coordinates: 10°30′N 104°54′E / 10.500°N 104.900°E / 10.500; 104.900