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Friday, May 23, 2014

The 20 Bloodiest, Deadliest and Most Horrifying Massacres Ever in History

A list of the top 20 incident of massacres in history where thousands to million people were indiscriminately and brutally slaughtered.

Human beings, like many animals, are cruel and merciless in many occasions. Human brutalities have been written down in history so many times.  The word “massacre” is truly a horrific term and there were countless incidents of massacres in human history. Victims of massacres are different from casualties of battles or wars. Massacre is the intentional, brutal and indiscriminate killing of unarmed people.
Here are the top 20 incident of massacres in history where thousands to million people were indiscriminately and brutally slaughtered.

1. Bodo League Massacre – 1.2 million

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One of the most brutal and horrifying massacres in human history is the anti-communist mass killing that occurred on June 28, 1950 in South Korea known as Bodo League Massacre. The estimated number of victims range from 100,000 to 1,200,000. These communist sympathizers were massacred during the Korean Warof 1950s.

2. Yangzhou Massacre – 800,000

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The Yangzhou Massacre that occurred in Yangzhou, China of 1645 CE is probably one of the bloodiest massacres in human history with up to 800,000 deaths. The Qing troops of the Qing Dynasty slaughtered residents of Yangzhou within 10 days as punishment for resistance.

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