|Sancheong and Hamyang massacre|
South Gyeongsang, South Korea.
|Date||7 February 1951|
|Target||Communist sympathizer civilians|
|Perpetrators||Syngman Rhee anticommunist forces|
The Sancheong and Hamyang massacre (Korean: 산청・함양 양민학살 사건, Hanja: 山清・咸陽良民虐殺事件) was a massacre conducted by a unit of the South Korean Army 11th Division during the Korean War. On 7 February 1951, 705 unarmed citizens in Sancheong and Hamyang, South Gyeongsang district of South Korea were killed. The victims were civilians and 85% of them were women, children and elderly people. The 11th Division also conducted the Geochang massacre two days later. The division's commanding general was Choe Deok-sin.
On 7 November 2008, a memorial park for the victims was established in Sancheong.
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