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Seoul National University Hospital Massacre

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Seoul National University Hospital massacre[1]
LocationSeoul, South Korea
DateJune 28, 1950; 74 years ago (1950-06-28) [1][2]
TargetMedical personnel, inpatients and wounded soldiers[1][2]
Attack type
Deaths700[3] to 900[1][2]
PerpetratorsKorean People's Army
Memorial to victims of the Seoul National University Hospital Massacre

The Seoul National University Hospital Massacre (Korean서울대학교 부속병원 학살 사건; Hanja서울國立大學校附属病院虐殺事件) was a massacre of 700 to 900 doctors, nurses, inpatient civilians and wounded soldiers by the Korean People's Army (KPA) on 28 June 1950 at the Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul district of South Korea.[1][2][3] During the First Battle of Seoul, the KPA wiped out one platoon which guarded Seoul National University Hospital on 28 June 1950.[1][2] They massacred medical personnel, inpatients and wounded soldiers.[1][2] The Korean People's Army shot or buried the people alive.[1][2] The civilian victims alone numbered 900.[1][2] According to South Korean Ministry of National Defense, the victims included 100 wounded South Korean soldiers.[2]

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  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Rhee Gwi-jeon (2006-08-03). "'이름모를 자유전사의 비' 서울대 현충탑을 아시나요 한국전쟁때 죽은 군인과 민간인 위해 1963년 세워져"민족상잔의 아픔을 담은 장소로 계속 보존할 것"". SEGYE. Archived from the original on 2014-03-07. Retrieved 2012-07-19.
  3. ^ a b "<407>서울대 병원의 대학살". New Daily. 2011-06-18. Archived from the original on 2013-02-19. Retrieved 2012-07-19.