Appendix – Atrocities 401 to 592

 

Serial No.

Place of occurrence

District occurrence

Date of

Who the assailants were

Details of atrocities committed

401

Dalianwali

Gujranwala

26-8-47

do

Hindus and Sikhs turned out completely destitute.

402

Chak No. 27

Multan

25-8-47

Muslim Military

Hindus and Sikhs of this place forced to quit. The refugee train in which they travelled was stopped near Chhanga Manga and many shot dead by Police and Military. Several Hindus and Sikhs thrown out of running train.

403

Chak 127 (Teh. Khanewa)

do

24/25-8-47

Muslim mob and Military

By this date this entire Ilaqa had been over run by Muslim mobs and military and Hindus and Sikhs either killed or forced to quit.

404

Montgomery

Montgomery

Beginning of Sept. 1947

Muslim mob and Military

Evacuee train carrying Hindus and Sikhs held up at Montgomery station under pretext that no coal was available. Even when Hindu and Sikh mill-owners agreed to give coal, train was not started. This train was later attacked at Raiwind, where large number of corpses of Sikhs killed at Raiwind, in another train, were lying near the track.

405

Waddh (Teh. (Gujranwala)

Gujranwala

24-8-47

Muslim mob and Military

42 Hindus and Sikhs killed. 10 women abducted.

406

Lakhapur

do

23-8-47

Muslim mob, Police and Military

13 Hindus and Sikhs 4 young girls abducted.

407

Haveli Lakha (Teh. Dipalpur)

Montgomery

End of Aug. 47

Muslim mob

Village looted and Hindus and Sikhs turned out in a destitute state. Several killed and Hindu Sikh refugees not allowed any water. All taps at Station disconnected. One man who came out of train to fetch water for thirsty child was shot dead.

408

Tung Bhai Ke

Gujranwala

28-8-47

Muslim Police and mob

Force of 4,000 attacked this village. Gurdwara was burnt and many Hindu-Sikh women forcibly converted. Several Hindus and Sikhs killed.

409

Chauki Khurd

Gujranwala

14-9-47

Muslim mob

4,000 Muslims attacked this village. Fierce resistance by Hindus and Sikhs. All forced to quit in a destitute state.

410

Maghiana

Jhang

25-8-47 to 16-8-47 and 8-9-47

Muslim mob and officials

All petrol pumps in this town sealed to prevent exodus of Hindus and Sikhs who were looted extensively and turned out into refugee camps destitute. Refugee train stopped at Badamibagh near Lahore.

411

Wanjari (P. S. Mian Chunnu)

Multan

August and Sept. 1947

Muslim Military and Police

In this area several Chaks belonged to Sikhs. All Sikhs of this area were driven out of their homes and by 31-8-47 had collected in Chak No. 109. On 28th September severe firing on Sikhs by Muslim Military. Many Sikhs killed. Several shot dead on pretext of being called out for distributing rations.

412

Bhakhsiali

Gujrat

5-9-47

Muslim mob

Many women of this area abducted. Hindus and Sikhs left before much loss of life, in a destitute state.

413

Kot Adu

Muzaffargarh

10-9-47

Muslim mob

1,400 people, mostly Sikhs killed, including women and children.

414

Bhera

Sargodha

27-8-47

do

On 27-8-47 several Hindu and Sikh Shopkeepers stabbed. Stabbing of Hindus and Sikhs by roving parties of Muslim goondas. Malakwal Hindus and Sikhs forced after killings to flee.

415

Dinga

Gujrat

18-9-47

do

1,500 Hindus and Sikhs including women and children killed.

416

Mahar

Gujranwala

5-9-47

6,000 Muslims

3 Sikhs killed. Huge property looted.

417

V. Chak No. 297 J. B. (Gojra)

Lyallpur

8-8-47

6 Muslim constables

7 Sikhs shot dead.

418

Gojra

do

8/9-8-47

Continued firing on Hindus & Sikhs by Muslim military

Many casualties and huge looting.

419

Jaranwala

do

28-8-47 to 8-9-47

Muslim Police and Muslim officials

Assurance of safety given to Hindus and Sikhs by the D. C. and Hindus and Sikhs collected in Mandir and various other places. Firing by police and goondas on 8-9-47. Large number killed in Mandi, School and Turianand Hospital Refugee camps. 1,000 wounded. Attack planned after the visit of Pandit Nehru and Liaqat Ali Khan. 700 women abducted huge loot of Hindu and Sikh property most of them were well-to-do businessmen.

420

Chak No. 143 (Teh. Samundri)

Lyallpur

4-9-47 & 5-9-47

600/700 Muslims

Attack on and resistance by Hindus and Sikhs. Large number killed while evacuating to Samundri. Only 3 out a total of 700 known to have come out alive to India.

421

Kamalia

do

Round – about Aug. 15-47

Muslim officials

Forcibly converted large number of Hindus and got 3,500 Sikhs and Hindus killed.

422

Mai Jhuggi

do

13-947

Muslim Military, Police and mob in concert

Searching and looting of convoy at Balloki Head (in Pakistan) territory by Muslim police and military. 4,000 detached from main convoy and fired on, only 250 survived. 8 more killed at Lahore.

423

Jhakar (P.S. Kamalia)

Lyallpur

25-8-47

7,000 Muslims dispersed by Indian military who averted larger destruction of life, & property

3 killed, large loot. Gurdwara Prem Sati attacked and destroyed. Hindus and Sikhs numbering 5,000, forced to evacuate.

424

Chak 305 (P. S. Chatiana) and other villages.

do

9-9-47

Muslims officials, mob, Police and Military

People of 8 or 9 Sikh villages forced to leave houses under threat of shooting. Arms taken away and kept thirsty whole day. Systematic killing of those left in the rear and abduction of their womenfolk. These people entrain. Train stopped at mile 5 on Shorkot line, only 6 out of 5,000 survived from the systematic slaughter in this train.

425

Chak No. 74 (Teh. Jaranwala)

do

22-8-47

Muslim mob

People of Chak No. 74 forced to evacuate to Chak 75 (Khurianwala) Indian military arrived in time, engaged Muslim mob and saved the besieged.

426

Chak No. 301 P. S. Chutiana

do

5-9-47

Armed Muslims

Attacked Sikhs numbering about 3,000 while going from Chak 301 to place of safety and murdered many males, abducted many young women. Survivors looted by Muslim police and military at Balloki Head (Pakistan).

427

Vehar Bangla

Jhang

26-8-47 and after

Muslim mobs and Police

Attack on Sikh villages by Muslim Janglis, which were evacuated by Hindu and Sikh inhabitants. Sikhs assaulted in village Jharoo but curfew imposed on Sikhs alone. One Sikh murdered during curfew and Sikh houses looted and valuables taken away during searches on flimsy pretexts. One jeep belonging to some Muslim Leaguers patrolled along the path between Lyallpur and Village Maisara and was used for shooting down any stray Sikhs.

428

Naurangabad

Lyallpur

28-9-47

Muslim Military

85 Sikhs arrested after attack by Pakistan military. Extensive search and big loot carried away from Hindu-Sikh houses. This village in which about 2,000 Hindu-Sikh refugees had gathered from neighbouring villages kept long besieged by Muslim mobs.

429

Chak No. 302 G. B.

Lyallpur

7-9-47

Muslim mobs and Military

Several villages forced to be vacated. Train carrying Hindu-Sikh refugees attacked near Shorkot and the entire number killed. Only a few survivors.

430

to

432

Chak No. 299 (Teh. Toba Tek Singh) Chak No. 272 and others

do

8-9-47

do

People of several villages collected in Chak 272, which was attacked and extensively looted. Evacuees from this place attack again near Salooni Jhal and many killed; great loot taken. Again the survivors looted by Muslim military near Balloki Head (Pakistan).

433

Chak No. 301 (Teh. Toba Tek Singh)

Lyallpur

End of Aug. and early Sept. 1947

Muslim Military & Muslim National Guards.

Muslim military begins attacks on Sikh bustees. Muslim S. D. O. of area lulled Sikhs into false sense of security, but on 1-9-47, 5,000 Sikhs left the area. Still S. D. O. swore on the Koran to make them entrain in safety from Toba Tek Singh but they were detained in Chak No. 95 when they were attacked by Muslim military and Muslim National guards. Several women abducted. Finally, on 7-9-47 people put in train for India at Toba Tek Singh but train attacked by Muslim mob and “Guards.” About 1,500 killed between Toba Take Singh and Dabbanwala Rly. stations.

434

V. Chak 33/691 (Teh. Toba Tek Singh)

Lyallpur

About 15-8-47

Muslim mob

Many killed.

435

Chak No. 204 (Narrator belonged to this Chak)

do

11-9-47 & after for about a week

Muslim Police, Military and mob

Convoy looted by Muslim Police at Balloki Head (Pakistan). A portion of convoy diverted to Bhai Pheru, where in the attack 200 of convoy killed and 250 wounded, 15 women abducted. Other portions of convoy repeatedly looted and attacked. Near Khudian near Changa Manga, Canal bund broken to obstruct convoy, but later on repaired by Muslims on threat of reprisals by Indian Military.

436

Gojra

do

15-8-47 to 20-8-47

Muslim Military & Police

Shooting down of Hindus or Sikhs. About 200 killed.

437

Chak No. 484 (Teh. Samundri)

do

1 to 2-9-47

Muslim Military leading mob

Attack on and stiff resistance by Sikhs. About a dozen Sikhs killed; others evacuated.

438

Chak No. 296

Lyallpur

5-9-47

Muslim mob

Sikhs attacked with assailants beating drums. Those who attempted to escape were pursued on horse-back and hunted down. Many killed.

439

Tarkabad Rly. Crossing

do

3-9-47

Muslim Military

60 Sikhs shot dead at this crossing.

440

Loco Shed, Lyallpur

do

3-9-47

Muslim mob

3 Sikhs killed in attack including one child.

441

Lyallpur

do

4-9-47

Some Muslim

One Sikh stabbed and killed in bazar while the D. C. was addressing a public meeting convened to maintain communal peace.

442

Nangal Dunna Singh

Gujranwala

14-8-47

Muslim mob

Attacked a group of 23 Sikhs out of which only 6 survived.

443

Manihala

Lahore

20 to 21-8-47

Muslim Military with notorious Magistrate, M.G. Cheema

Hindus and Sikhs ordered to leave village at 10 p.m. at half an hour’s notice; otherwise fire threatened to be opened on them. People left village in destitute condition. Attacked just outside village; many people abducted; some probably killed.

444

V. Wantao

Lahore

18-8-47

Muslim residents

In a Muslim population of about 2,000 there were only 5 or 6 Hindu and Sikh houses in this village. These were forcibly converted and asked to eat beef. This they refused on which a plot was made to kill them. They saved their lives by fleeing.

445

Chak 26 Khai

Lahore

About 24-8-47

Muslim residents

Attack and looting. Hindus and Sikhs saved their lives by fleeing.

446

Kila Gujran (Teh. Chunian)

do

18-8-47

Muslim mob and Military

Early morning attack by Muslim mob of 2,000 led by Abdul Karim, member of the District Board. Hindus and Sikhs offered stiff resistance and had 12 of their side killed. Sick, old and maimed people left behind, and probably killed.

447

Jamsher Kalan

do

29-8-47

Muslim mob and Military

Mohammad Husain Ganja and Sheikh Mohd. Sadiq of Shamkot attacked with Military by beat of drums. Villagers left village but attacked while on the way by military. 50 men, 80 women and 70 children killed out of a total Hindu-Sikh population of about 500.

448

Jhok Khatrain

Lahore

24-8-47

Muslim mob

Muslims of 11 villages (Such as Bhungi Sial, Aliwali, Fatiana, Dhuliane etc.) armed with rifles, pistols and spears attacked this village. Several Hindus and Sikhs killed. Survivors numbering about 70 reached India in a completely destitute state.

449

Chak No. 8 Husain Khan (Teh. Chunian)

Lahore

20-8-47

Muslim mob

600 Muslims attacked a solitary Sikh house and 5 Hindu houses. Two Hindu families forcibly converted, rest left in a destitute state.

450

Talwandi

do

24-8-47

Muslim mob and Military led by Mohd. Hussain, M.L.A.

400 or more Hindus and Sikhs killed. All surviving women abducted. Large-scale arson. Survivors among Hindus and Sikhs turned out of village completely destitute.

451

Bhuchoke

do

26-8-47

Muslim mob and Military

Janga Arain, Pajjian etc., villages devastated, people of 16 villages left for village Bhamba for shelter, 20 or 25 families which were left behind attacked by Muslim mob and military and murdered to a man.

452

Bhai Kot

Lahore

25-8-47

Muslim mob, Military and Police

Attacked. People fled, after some casualties. This statement dated 27-8-47.

453

Kahna Purana

do

23-8-47

do

Attacked. Some fled. Majority still besieged up till 27-8-47 when this statement made.

454

Gohawa

do

16-8-47

Muslim mob and police led by S.I. of Police Station Barki

Made a full-scale assault on this village, which assumed full violence on 19-8-47. Large-scale massacre of Sikhs, women abducted, only few survivors.

455

Narwar

do

21-8-47

Muslim mob and Military

22 Sikhs shot dead by being placed before machine-guns. About 80 killed in all.

456

Kani Wehr (P.S. Pattoke)

do

near-about 21-8-47

Mohd. Hussain, M.L.A. at head of a Muslim mob of 2,000 strong

All villages in this vicinity attacked and looted and cleared of Hindus and Sikhs through violence and intimidation.

457

Sangoan (P.S. Khudian Teh. Chunian)

do

15 or 16-8-47

2,5000 strong Muslim mob Military and Muslim National Guards

Out of a total population of 200 Sikhs-only a dozen or so known to have escaped slaughter.

458

Katas Raj

Jhelum

15-8-47

do

Attacking force 500. The Mandir and Gurdwara thoroughly desecrated. Lethal weapons and rifles used. Attack made with drums beating.

459

Lahore Loco

Lahore

13-8-47

Muslim mob

Hindu employees killed.

460

Khori Dunna Singh

Gujrat

15-8-47

do

Sikhs and Hindus besieged and attacked.

461

Gujrat

 

15-8-47 and after

do

Villages Pharianwali Harjaswala, Lasauri, Chak Zahir, Masauri, Khanwali, Kunjab, Kang etc. thoroughly over-run by Muslims.

462 to 464

V. Jhorata V. Dhamray V. Bhatie

Gurdaspur (now Sialkot)

17-8-47 and after

Muslim mob and Military

Sikhs massacred by Muslim mobs and Baloch military. British officers of Boundary Force helping Muslims indiscriminately.

465

Akalgarh

Gujranwala

5-9-47

Muslim Military

Attack. Hindu-Sikh women abducted and raped.

466

Valtoha

Lahore

Beginning of September, 1947

Muslim Military

Sikhs turned out in a destitute state. Women, children abducted.

467

Bahawalpur

Bahawalpur State

20-9-47

Muslim mob

Big loot and killing of Hindus. Many women abducted.

468

Jarawala

Lyallpur

28-8-47

do

Hospital attacked where Sikhs from Sheikhupura had taken refugee. 57 Sikhs killed. 40 women abducted.

469

Baddo Jiona

Lahore

26-8-47

Muslim mob & Police

Looting and killing of Hindus and Sikhs on a large scale.

470

Hathar

do

19-8-47

Muslim

Surrounded Hindus and Sikhs at Jorewala Head and killed 1,200 (including women and children) 100 women abducted and many forcibly converted. Sikh scriptures desecrated in attack on Gurdwara.

471

Dholan

do

18-8-47

Muslim mob, Police and Military

Sub-Inspector of Police asked Hindus and Sikhs to leave in a destitute state or they would all be shot dead. When they complied they were attacked and many killed.

472

Ram Thamman

do

24-8-47

Muslim mob and Military

Several villages in this area attacked. Looting and killing by Muslim military.

473

Jagoowala

do

24-8-47

Muslim mob

Out of 1,400 Sikhs and Hindus of this place only 50 are traceable, the rest were massacred.

474

Jheeng Chak 7 (P. S. Pattoki)

do

Towards end of August, 1947

Muslim mob and Military

In this attack several Sikh men, women and children killed. The rest sought shelter in neighbouring areas, rendered destitute.

475

Jheeng Jattan (Teh. Chunian)

Lahore

29-8-47

Muslim mob

Hindus and Sikhs looted and, turned out of hearths and homes.

476

Autak Awan

do

26-8-47

do

Hindus and Sikhs attacked and rendered destitute and turnout.

477

40 Chak Jaguwala

do

25-8-47

do

8 Hindus and Sikhs killed. Rest turned out destitute.

478

Chak 37 (Teh. Chunian)

do

26-8-47

do

4 or 5 Hindus and Sikhs killed. Rest turned out destitute.

479

Darieke

do

25-8-47

Muslim mob, Police and Military

Large number of Hindus and Sikhs killed. Rest saved lives with extreme difficulty and left in a state of destitution.

480

Sultanke Mokal

do

25-8-47

Muslim mob

6 or 7 killed. Rest turned out in a state of destitution.

481

Jaggal (Teh. Chunian)

do

17-8-47

do

Large mob attacked this village which had a small Hindu-Sikh population. Many killed and women abducted. Rest rendered destitute.

482

Alipur Chak Sher (Teh. Chunian)

do

25-8-47

Muslim mob, Police and Military

Several Hindus and Sikhs killed. Rest rendered destitute.

483

Naroke Majha (Teh. Chunian)

Lahore

27-8-47

Muslim mob, Police and Military

Several Hindus and Sikhs killed. Rest rendered destitute.

484

Karanke

do

17-8-47

do

Hindus and Sikhs attacked, looted and turned out destitute.

485

Ganje Sandh

do

25-8-47

Muslim mob

50 to 60 Hindus and Sikhs killed. Rest fled destitute.

486

Mukam (Teh. Chunian)

do

24-8-47

do

Hindus and Sikhs turned out destitute.

487

Danke Kalan

do

19-8-47

do

200 Hindus and Sikhs killed, about 80 or 90 women and children abducted.

488

Gahawa

do

17/18-8-47

do

About 200 Hindus and Sikhs killed. 5 women abducted.

489

Harbhaleke

do

5 Bhadon (end of Aug. 47)

Muslim mob, Police and Military

5 Hindus and Sikhs killed. Rest fled in a completely destitute state.

490

Aujle

do

26-8-47

do

Forced Hindus and Sikhs to leave their hearths and home in a completely destitute state.

491

Halla Malisan

do

Towards end of Aug. 47

do

Three men and some women forcibly detained and converted tacked and rendered Sikh population evacuated in a destitute state.

492

Bughiana Kalan

Lahore

Middle of Aug. 1947

Muslim mob

People of this village and ilaqa sought shelter in Talwandi which was attacked by Muslims with police force. 600 Sikhs killed after severe fighting. General loot and depredation by Muslims.

493

Raja Jang

do

29-8-47 & 25-8-47

do

Attacked village and Railway station. 50 Sikhs killed. In next day’s attack many more casualties among Hindus and Sikhs. Forcible conversion of Hindus and Sikhs. Women abducted.

494

Bagiana (Teh. Chunian)

do

17-8-47

do

All Sikhs forced to leave in a destitute state.

495

Manawan

do

19-8-47

Muslim mob, Military and Police

Attacking force 3000. Stiff resistance by Sikhs. Several Sikhs killed and several women abducted.

4961

Dholan (Teh. Chunian)

do

18-8-47

Muslim mob and Military

Sikh, forced to quit village. On the way near Laliani attacked by Muslim mob and military and in firing several Sikhs killed and wounded.

497

Ratti Pindi

do

22-8-47

do

Hindu and Sikhs forced to flee for life, attacked in several places on way to India.

498

Sundar (P.S. Chung)

Lahore

Near about 22-8-47

Muslim mob

Attacking force 2000. Sikh houses burnt and looted and Sikhs forced to quit in a destitute state.

499

Bhobatian (P.S. Chung)

do

Near about 20-8-47

do

Attacking force 1000. Sikhs forced out in a destitute state.

500

Laliani

do

16-8-47

Muslim mob and Military

Attacking force 3000. Sikhs and Hindus forced out in a destitute state.

501

Padhana (P.S. Sarai Mughal)

do

26-8-47

Muslim mob, Military and Police

Some women abducted. Entire village looted. All Hindus and Sikhs forced out in a destitute state.

502

Halloke

do

21-8-47

Muslim mob and Military

40 Sikhs killed. Some women abducted. All Sikhs forced out in a destitute condition.

503

Deda

do

20-8-47

Muslim mob

All Sikhs forced out in a destitute state.

504

505

1. Aino Bhatti (P.S. Manawan)
2. Babakwal

do

18-8-47

Muslim Military and mob

Heavy firing on Sikhs. 16 Sikhs of Aino Bhatti and 1/3rd Sikh population of Babakwal killed.

506

Taro Gill

do

23-8-47

do

Several Sikhs and Hindus killed, rest fled to India in a destitute state.

507 508

1. Chhapa
2. Narwar

Lahore

18-8-47

Muslim mob and Military

400 Sikhs killed and 300 wounded.

509

Wandar (Teh. Chunian)

do

26-8-47 & 27-8-47

do

Sikhs forced out in a destitute state.

510

Talawandi (Teh. Chunian)

do

8 Bhadon (End of Aug. 47)

do

Attack made by beat of drums. Battle given by Sikhs for 6 Many Sikhs killed. Only 40 reported to have reached India.

511

512  

1. Khara (Teh. Chunian)
2. Kot Mehtab Khan

do

24-8-47

Muslim mob

Attacking force 1500. All Hindus and Sikhs residents forced to leave in a destitute state. Large number of forcible conversion in place No. 2.

513

Chak No. 69 (P. S. Pattoki)

do

1 Bhadon (After middle of Aug. 47)

do

Sikh and Hindu residents forced to leave in a destitute state.

514

Padhana

do

20-8-47

Muslim mob, Police and Military

Attacking force 4000. Police begin harassing Sikhs. One prominent Sikh shot dead by Police. Some Sikhs spirited away in Police lorries and are since unaccounted for. Women abducted. Sikh houses and Gurdwara burnt. About 100 Sikhs killed. Entire village looted.

515

Hindal (Teh. Chunian)

Lahore

24-8-47

Muslim mob, Police and Military

Attacking force 10,000. Sikhs began evacuating after first attack ill which several Sikhs killed. Evacuees attacked several times oil tile way and loss of life inflicted. Muslim military shot a large number of Sikhs dead.

516

Dingshah (P. S. Khudian)

do

22-8-47

do

All Sikhs forced to leave destitute. Some 20 forcibly converted.

517

to

519

1. Daftuh (P.S. Laliani)
2. Uche Niwen Ladheke
3. Jhedwan

do

21-8-47

Muslim mob

Sikhs and Hindus fled towards India for safety. Sikh women abducted on the way. Sikh women from villages No. 2 and 3 also abducted by Muslims.

520

Karbath

do

22-8-47

do

Some Sikhs forcibly converted. Gurdwara desecrated. Several women abducted.

521 522

1. Karwat
2. Ghawind

do

22-8-47

Muslim Police Military and mob

Sikhs and Hindus forced out in a destitute state and later attacked near village Ghawind.

523

Jia Bagga (P.S. Kahna Kachha)

do

27-8-47

Muslim mob

1000 Sikhs and Hindus killed.

524

Halla Manesan (P.S. Sarai Mughal)

do

End of Aug. 47

do

All Sikhs and Hindus forced out in a destitute state.

525

Deth Sial (P. S. Chunian)

Lahore

27-8-47

Muslim mob

Sikhs and Hindus besieged, women abducted.

526

Gandhi Avtar

do

26-8-47

Muslim mob, Military and Police

Sikhs and Hindus forced out in a destitute state.

527

Beharwal (P.S. Sarai Mughal)

do

27-8-47

Muslim mob and Police

Sikhs and Hindus forced out in a destitute state.

528

Serai Mughalwali

do

3-9-47

do

As above.

529

Pathanke

do

14-8-47

do

As above. 2 Sikhs killed.

530

Ghanieke (P. S. Chunian)

do

26-8-47

Muslim Police and Military

Hindus and Sikhs forced out in a destitute state. Many killed.

531  

to  

538

1. Orara (Teh. Kasur)
2. Bunga Manan
3. Bhila
4. Athilpur
5. Sahari
6. Wadana
7. Lakheke
8. Rakhanwala

do

18-8-47

Muslim mob, Military and Police, Muslim National Guards

On announcement of Boundary commission award Muslims of Kasur area let loose a reign of murder, arson and looting against Sikhs and Hindus. Gurdwaras were burnt down. Nearly one hundred Sikhs killed round-about Orara. Thorough arson and looting in Sikh lunched by Muslim mobs in Kasur and its surroundings.

539

Her

Lahore

End of Aug. 1947

Muslim mob

About 50 women and children abducted and forcibly converted.

540

Hindu-Sikh Refugee train

do

19-8-47

do

Train stopped at Khudian Rly. station and large-scale massacre of Hindus and Sikhs took place.

541 to 543

1. Rohtas
2. Sanghoi
3. Vahate Khewra

Jhelum

End of Aug. 1947

do

All Hindus and Sikhs of these places killed or burnt to death.

543 A 543 B

Khewra

Pind Dadan Khan Two refugee trains from Jhelum Distt.

do

do Jhelum Gujranwala and Lahore

 

Early Sept. 1947 do 3rd week Sept. 47

 

do

do do  

 

Large loss of Hindu and Sikh life and property. -do-     -do- Massacres of Hindus and Sikhs at Chalisa, Kamoke, Lahore and Harbanspura.  

544

Jhelum

Jhelum

25/26th Sept. 47

Muslim military & officials

700 Hindus and Sikhs shot dead. Women molested and abducted. Huge property looted.

545

Naro Raiya

Sialkot

26-8-47

Muslim mob and Police

Attacking force several thousand. Large-scale looting and arson in Hindu-Sikh houses. False promise of safety to Hindus, Sikhs and Kabirpanthis. Forcible conversions. For long Sikhs of this area suffered a siege.

546

Nurpur Kalan (Teh. Daska)

Sialkot

24-8-47

Muslim mob

Surrounded the ten odd Sikh houses in this village and they were all forced to leave their houses in a destitute state.

547

Dadhaura (Teh. Narowal)

do

End of August 47

do

All Hindus and Sikhs forced to quit in a destitute state.

548

Gujranwala (Teh: Narowal)

do

25-8-47

Muslim mob and Police

Purely Sikh village. One Sikh killed. Rest forced to leave in a destitute state after being looted.

549

Jajanwala (Teh: Narowal)

do

24-8-47

Muslim Police

Sikhs ordered by police to evacuate on pain of their houses being burnt. Out of 400 only 300 Sikhs escaped. Rest killed or forcibly converted. 4 women snatched. Sikhs made completely destitute.

550

Gota (Teh: Narowal)

do

26-8-47

Muslim mob and Military

Muslims of 12 neighbouring villages attacked Hindus and Sikhs of this village. Attacking mob armed with rifles and military bombs. About 12 Sikhs killed; 9 women abducted, and rest all forcibly converted and looted with thoroughness.

551

Sankhatra (Teh. Narowal)

Sialkot

26-8-47

Muslim mob

Hindus and Sikhs turned out in a completely destitute state. Arson in houses and Gurdwaras. 20 Sikhs killed and 40 forcibly converted.

552

Ransiwal (Teh. Narowal)

do

24-8-47

Muslim Police

Hindus and Sikhs forced to leave in a destitute state.

553

Sajada (Teh: Pasrur)

do

28-8-47

Muslim mob

Village surrounded. Hindus and Sikhs forced to leave in a destitute state.

554

Salarian

do

Beginning of Sep. 1947

do

Convoy of Sikhs attacked; 4 Sikhs killed. Pitched fight.

555

Lahore

Lahore

do

do

Convoy of Sikhs from Sialkot attacked Ravi Road, Lahore. Several Sikhs killed.

556

Phalaura (Teh: Pasrur)

Sialkot

18-8-47

do

Several attacks. Sikhs and Hindus forced to leave in a destitute state. Forcible conversions.

557

Khanewal (Teh: Narowal)

do

23-8-47

Muslim mob and Military

Sikhs of several gathered in this village for safety. Military arrested all menfolked, women abducted and houses looted. Some of the men killed.

558

Dhilli (Teh: Narowal)

Sialkot

26-8-47

Muslim mob

Attacking force very large and armed with rifles and bombs. Large number of Sikhs killed and women abducted.

559

Badomalli

do

29-8-47

do

Attacking force 6,000. About 3,000 Hindus and Sikhs killed by rifle fire. Cannon, machine-guns and such other weapons freely used by assailants. 300 women abducted. Survivors forcibly converted. Attack made with drums beating.

560

Bhoi (P. S. Daska)

do

1-9-47

do

Very few Sikhs survived in the attack on this village.

561

Ladhewala (Teh: Narowal)

do

25-8-47

do

Sikhs all forced to leave in a destitute state and save their lives by fleeing.

562

Budhopur (Teh. Daska)

do

End of Aug. 47

do

Sikhs of this village forced out of their homes and attacked several times on the way to India.

563

Nawal Kulla

do

28-8-47

Muslim mob and Military

Several Sikhs killed. 2 Gurdwaras burnt. Looting and arson in Sikh houses.

564

Ghiaspur (Teh. Narowal)

do

20-8-47

do

Several Sikhs and Hindus killed. Large-scale looting.

565

Basiara

Sialkot

End of Aug. 47

Muslim mob

All Sikh-males killed; all women abducted and forcibly converted.

566

Kot Kalal (Teh. Daska)

do

31-8-47

do

Village attacked. Gurdwara attacked. Sikhs forced out.

567 to 569

1. Sattoke, (Teh. Daska)
2. Dalleki
3. Cheleke

do

29-8-47

do

Attacking force 5,000. Some Sikhs killed. Large-scale looting by Muslims in all these villages.

570 571

1. Melomer (Teh. Daska)
2. Dodeki

do

do

do

Muslims of 35 villages attacked. Villages looted and burnt. 1,500 Hindus and Sikhs burnt alive. Other villages looted in this area: Suhawi, Surangi, Tarochke, Rachhara, Kotli Baba Faqir Chand, Mukhta, Kotli Dasu Singh, Seeoke, Dharamkot etc.

572

Kuluwal

do

8-9-47

Muslim Police and mob

Sikhs and Hindus threatened with dire consequences if they did not evacuate from the village. As Sikhs and Hindus left they were attacked by a Muslim mob lying in ambush. 250 Sikhs killed. Large-scale looting.

573

Paura (Teh. Narowal)

do

22-8-47

Muslim mob and Military

Attacking force 5000, 20 Sikhs killed. Village burnt.

574  

575  

1. Shahke Wadalian Teh. Daska
2. Alipore Saydan

Sialkot

 

Muslim mob and Military

Attack on refugee convoy leaving for India, 400 Hindus and Sikhs killed.

576

1. Partanwali
2. Badiana

do

13-9-47 24-8-47

Muslims Military

Firing on Hindu-Sikh refugee convoy.

578

to

590

1. Gumtala (P.S. Shah Gharib)
2. Mtingari
3. Manpur
4. Panvanan
5. Kotli
6. Kotla
7. Bura Dalla
8. Chhajwali
9. Bhabra
10. Malla
11. Fatehpur Dattan
12. Kanjrur

do

13-9-47

17-8-47 to

24-8-47

Muslim mob, Muslim National Guards and Police

Attack on Sikhs immediately on hearing announcement of Boundary Commission Award. Large-scale arson and killing in Hindu-Sikh houses. Arms and ammunitions supplied to Muslims by Muslim police. Sikhs butchered in traditional Muslim style of offering sacrifice, with slow torture.

591

Palah

do

24-8-47

Muslim mob

Attack on Sikhs. Gurdwara burnt.

592

Jamke Chima

do

End of Aug. 47

do

Sikhs attacked and forced to leave homes in a destitute state.

 

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