Appendix – Atrocities 201 to 400

 

Serial No.

Place of occurrence

District

Date of occurrences

Who the assailants were

Details of atrocities committed

201
202
203

Dharokan Kalan (Teh. Phalia)
Jhanian &
Bhairowal

do

1-9-47

do

Hindus and Sikhs given ultimatum to embrace Islam. Ladies of several Sikhs and Hindus families immolated themselves to escape dishonour. Such Hindus as had got converted, later treacherously killed by Muslims. All arms from Hindus and Sikhs seized.

204

Mandi Shah Jiwana & Chund. (Between Sargodha & Maghiana)

Jhang

24-8-47

Muslim mob

Hindus and Sikhs forcibly converted. Large-scale looting of Hindus and Sikhs of this prosperous Mandi. In village Chund, Gurdwara attacked. Hindus and Sikhs given ultimatum to embrace Islam. Besieged Hindu and Sikh women immolated themselves to escape dishonour. Men besieged in Gurdwara fought back. 375 out of 450 killed. More Hindus and Sikhs killed in other parts of Mandhi Shah Jiwana and village Chund.

205

Kotla Kasim Khan

Gujrat

27-8-47

Muslim mob

Force of 400 attacked. Large-scale arson. 70 Hindus and Sikhs killed and 30 wounded.Women and children cut to pieces.

206

Baowal

do

18-8-47

do

Hindus and Sikhs besieged and forced to leave in a destitute state.

207

Kunjah (Teh. Phalia)

do

End of Aug. 1947

do

Forcible conversions. Hindi-Sikh houses forcibly occupied. Gurdwaras and inmates burnt. Not a single Sikh left alive.

208

Chak Zahir (Teh. Phalia)

do

5-10-47

do

4 Sikhs killed.

to
128

Laliani. Valla Vinoke. Saghra, Ratti, Tarkhanwala Sabanwala Ahmednagar Bakshwala Wadh Sayadan Dammi. Kalowal. Jhanagar. Kardiwal. Kawewala. Chak 54. Dawar. Jabana Kharkat Gilotra. Ghilla. Chak 58, Haveli Sikhan.

Jhang

26-8-47 & after

Muslim officials & mobs

Curfew in which Muslims freely moved about looting Hindus and Sikhs. General assault on Hindus and Sikhs and looting for two days. Crimes of murder, abduction of women, arson, forcible conversion, freely and on a large scale perpetrated against Hindus and Sikhs.

229
to
241

Chaks Nos. 46, 45, 19, 20, 26, 25, 37, 42, 44, 30, 36 etc.

Sargodha

End of Aug. & beginning Sept. 1947.

Muslim mob

Sikhs of all these Chaks forced to quit in a destitute state and they had come to Gujrat Relief camp, numbering about 9,000.

242

Dhariwal (P.S. Kila Didar Singh)

Gujranwala

5 Bhadon (End of Aug. 47)

do

Hindus and Sikhs attacked and tried to evacuate. Near Lalapur surrounded by large Muslim mob, and 1,000 were killed; dead bodies thrown into wells by assailants.

243

Chak Purian (P.O. Bura Kalan)

do

25 & 26-8-47

do

Forcible conversions of Hindus and Sikhs, loot and molestation of women in village and in refugee camps.

244

V. Khot (P. S. Wadhan)

Gujranwala

20-8-47 & following days

Muslim mob and military

Hindus and Sikhs forced to evacuate their villages and went to Chhanga (Sialkot Dist.). Attacked there and made to evacuate by Muslim military. When going out, attacked by mob of 4,000 belonging to V. Gharialan (Sialkot Dist.). Large number of women abducted. Some forcible conversions.

245

V. Wadhon

do

20-8-47

Muslim mob and military

60 Sikhs killed.

246

Mangat Niwen (P. S. Hafizabad)

do

16-8-47

Muslim mob

Some Hindus and Sikhs killed and the rest saved their lives by leaving village.

247

Jhatanwali (Teh. Wazirabed)

do

20-8-47

do

Attack resulting in several being killed and big loot.

248

Sangla Hill

Sheikhupura

last days of Aug. 47

Muslim officials

Hindus and Sikhs forcibly made to leave their homes and allowed to carry away only ten seers of belongings each. Big loot by Muslims.

249

Ladhewali Cheema

Gujranwala

27-8-47

Muslim mob

Muslim Massacre of Hindus and Sikhs. 125 killed, 50 wounded, 200 women abducted.

250

Sagar (Teh Hafizabad)

Gujranwala

22.8.47

Muslim mob

Large killing, heroic deeds by Hindus and Sikhs, sonic of whom died fighting.

251

Mari Thakran (P. S. Kamoke)

do

22-8-47

Muslim mob, Police and Military

73 killed, women abducted and forcibly converted. Later 3 more killed.

252

Kila Khazana

do

14/15-8-47

do

Repeated attacks which were resisted. People finally left village.

253

Hafizabad

do

19/20-8-47

Muslim mob, Military and Police

12 killed. Big loot. Altogether 3 attacks took place. Gurdwara attacked.

254

Chajjuke (P. S. Wadhon)

do

17-8-47

Muslim mob 5 or 6 thousands strong.

60 or 70 killed in first attack. Again attacked while leaving village.

255

Jaranwala and its neighbouring area.

Lyallpur

20-8-47 for about three weeks

Muslim mob, Police, military and officials

Repeated attacks on villages, such as Rupa, Faridabad, etc. Many killed after resistance. People collected from neighbouring villages in towns like Jaranwala, where Muslim officials gave false assurances of safety. Individual Hindus and Sikhs stabbed or shot. On 8-9-47 three separate Muslim groups attacked with a total force of 12,000 various Hindu-Sikh localities and refugee camps. These attacks were led by Muslim police and military. More than 1,000 Hindus and Sikhs killed, between 1,000 and 1,200 wounded; huge loot.

256

Dharaunkal (Teh Wazirabad)

Gujranwala

19-8-47

Muslim mob

Force of 3,000 attacked. Out of a total Hindu Sikh population of 80 only 9 survived.

257

Chamke Chattha (Teh. Hafizabad)

do

15-9-47

Muslim Military

Hindus and Sikhs forced to leave destitute. 3 miles outside village attacked. Gurdwara of this village attacked and pillaged.

258

Mirak Shah (P. S. Nur Shah) & Tandlian-wala

Montgomery and Lyallpuer

22-8-47 & after

Muslim mob, Muslim National Guard, Police and Military

Ultimatum to Hindus and Sikhs to turn Muslims or face consequences. Looted on refusal and took shelter at Tandlianwala. This latter place attacked on 25-9-47. Gurdwara where Hindus and Sikhs had taken shelter set on fire. Police and Military fired on Hindus and Sikhs who were on the roof of the building. About 300 Hindus and Sikhs killed. On 28-9-47 Wards Nos. 2, 3 and 4 attacked. Killing 1,900 Hindus and Sikhs. 400 women abducted. Attacking force about 25,000.

258-A

Refugee train leaving Chuhar Khana (Sheikhu pura)

Sheikhupura & Lahore

Mid.-Sep. 1947

Muslim mob, Police and Military

Refugees in train not allowed water. Many fell down unconscious. Attack at Lahore railway station. Many killed. Refugees looted widely.

258-B

Hardo Hude (Teh Gujranwala)

 

19-9-47

do

Several killed and many forcibly converted.

259

Udhowali

Sheikhupura

27-8-47

Muslim mob

60 or 70 killed. About 25 forcibly converted.

260

Desraj

do

15/16th Aug. 47

do

300 killed. 120 forcibly converted.

261

Maju Chak (Teh. Gujranwala)

Gujranwala

Last week of Aug. 47

Muslim mob, Police and Military

Between 400 and 500 killed. Few survivors.

262

Hafizabad Tehsil area

do

12th Aug. 47 & after up till end of the month

do

Many villages burnt and attacked with large numbers killed. Gurdwara Chhevin Padshahi burnt on 23-8-47. 3 Sikhs murdered at Hafizabad Rly. station on 22-8-47.

263

Ramke Chatha (Teh. Hafizabad)

do

5-9-47 and some days after

do

People forced to evacuate from this and several neighbouring villages. On the way Muslim military fired on them. Some killed in this firing, and the Hindus and Sikhs killed some of their own womenfolk to save them from dishonour at the hands of Muslim assailants.

264

Mandi Sukheki

Gujranwala

2/3-9-47

Muslim mob, Police

Sikhs specially singled out for attack and murder. Many killed after being searched out of Hindu houses.

265

Umala Dhalla

Gujrat

14-8-47 to 26-8-47

Muslim mob

Muslims get possession of valuables of Sikhs on pretext of guarding them. A number of Sikhs of Dhalla were persuaded to come together into one house by Muslims for safety, then this house locked and set on fire. All burnt alive inside. Those trying to escape thrown on the heap and burnt alive. On 18-8-47 (Id day) Dhalla Umala attacked, in which 400 Hindus and Sikhs had taken shelter. Muslims however withdraw on intervention of some notables of ilaqa. Later all besieged went in to Refugee camp at Gujrat in a destitute state. Station Master and 5 Sikhs killed at Kharian. Some Sikhs killed at Loharian.

266

Mitha Chak and Jokalian

Gujrat

18-8-47

Muslim mob

Muslims of this ilaqa gave assurances of safety on the Koran to Sikhs. On 18-8-47 a false alarm of attack by Sikhs was raised to incite Muslims to fall upon Sikhs. On 3-9-47 Muslims of about 60 villages gathered at Jokalian for an attack (number 20,000). Gurdwara was attacked and in one hour 800 Sikhs (including women and children) were killed. The Guru Granth Sahib was torn and desecrated. Looting continued for 3 days. After the Jokalian massacre, Hindus and Sikhs of Mitha Chak were given ultimatum to accept Islam or face consequences. People of about 40 villages forcibly converted (List of these villages with some omissions: Kiranwala, Gakhri, Khanwali, Khalian, Pindi Dhotra, Mitha Chak, Dadhra, Ranmal, Bharkat Kirlianwala, Jotoke, Pindi Kala, Agroa, Murid, Jheti, Burj Baho, Saido Sire, Jhanian Hola, Kot Rahimshah, Janochak, Jhattawasi, Jhatta Aliya, Thatta Paur, Kiladar, Thatta Raike, Shadiwal, Kaddhar Kaulu, Mirgho Pindi, Kuthala Shekan, Chak 2, Saidullapur, Lange, Gill, Khojiwanwali, Jhiranwali, Dharowali, Mora, Burj Sikhan, Mianwal, Bhikho, etc.)

267

Ghanian

Gujrat

21-8-47

Muslim mob

Attempt was made by Muslims to dissuade Hindus from helping Sikhs. Some Hindus got converted to Islam. Isolated Sikhs (about a dozen in all in this village) killed their own womenfolk, set fire to a house and perished later. Muslims killed Hindus as well and abducted young women.

268

Bharowal

Gujrat

17-8-47

Muslim mob

General massacre of Hindus and Sikhs out of a total Hindu-Sikh population of 1,200; only 123 survived. Large-scale looting.

269

Mandi Bahauddin

Gujrat

Early Sept. 47

Muslim military

Sikhs bayoneted and otherwise tortured extensively to force them to embrace Islam.

270
270-A

1. Shadiwal Kalan 2. Shadiwal Khurd

Gujrat

17-8-47 & 18-8-47

Muslim mob

False cry of attack by Sikhs raised to incite Muslims to fall upon Sikhs. Looting of Hindus and Sikhs on 18.8.47 night. Hindus accepted Islam. Almost no Sikhs left alive in this village. Later these Hindus evacuated by Indian military. In Shadiwal Khurd all Hindus and Sikhs killed.

271

Sacha Sauda

Sheikhupura

15-9-47

Muslim mob

Hindu-Sikh refugee train attacked at Sacha Sauda Railway station. 150 Hindus and Sikhs killed. Looting done by Muslims.

272

Kuthiala Virkan (P. S. Muridke)

do

19-8-47

Muslim mob and military

Between village Fatehpur and Bhatianwala attacked by Muslims of 20 villages. 200 Sikhs killed. 250 women abducted. Finally only 1,500 out of the original Jatha of 5,000 known to have reached India.

273

Sharifpura

do

22-8-47

Muslim military

One Sikh youth named Kuldip Singh aged 19 shot by Muslim military, died soon after.

274

Gakhar

Gujranwala

17-8-47

Muslim mob and military

About 200 Hindus and Sikhs killed looting continued for 3 days.

275

Sharakpur

Sheikhupura

24-8-47

Muslim mob and Military

Arson and looting. 25 Sikhs killed, rest saved lives by fleeing in a destitute State.

276

Shahidiwala (Teh. Shahdara)

do

27-8-47

Muslim mob

Attacked by beat of drums. As Sikhs going out of village, fire-ed on by Muslim police and military. Stiff resistance by Sikhs.

277

Nangal Buchar

do

21-8-47

do

Attack on evacuating Hindus and Sikhs at Pattan Bhindian (on Ravi River). Evacuees gave a good fight.

278

Machhochak (Teh. Shahdara)

do

22-8-47

do

Muslims of 10 villages attacked this Sikh-Hindu village, about 50 Hindus and Sikhs killed. Rest left in a destitute state.

279

Dhanoe (Teh. Shahdara)

do

24-8-47

Muslim mob and military

People of Dhanoe took shelter in Babakwala, which was attacked by Muslim mob and military. Between 400 and 500 Hindus and Sikhs killed. Some women abducted.

280

Bagdad (P. S. Muridke)

Sheikhupura

24-8-47

Muslim mob

4 or 5 Sikh houses in this village. Only 9 Sikhs survived.

281

Sikhanwala (Teh. Shahdara)

Sheikhupura

27-8-47

Muslim mob

All Sikhs turned out in a destitute state.

282

Sekham (P. S. Muridke)

do

1-9-47

do

All Sikhs turned out in a destitute state. 100 killed, 50 wounded, 22 women abducted, 50 forcibly converted.

283

Dharanagar (P.O. Sharakpur)

do

27-8-47

Muslim mob & Police

About 70 Sikhs killed. Rest went to refugee camp at Dhamke (4 miles away) in a completely destitute state.

284

Chak No. 49 (Teh. Shahdara)

do

25-8-47

Muslim mob & 50 Muslim Military men

Entire Sikh population wiped out. Only 2 survived.

285

Aiya Kalan

do

End of Aug. 47

Muslim military

70 to 80 Sikhs killed village. About 30 killed on the way while evacuating.

286

Khori (Teh. Shahdara)

do

do

Muslim mob and military

This village and Nangal Dunna Singh military attacked by beat of drum. Later people attacked at Bhindi Pattan (Ravi River), women abducted.

287

Ratniwala (P.O. Babakwal)

do

do

Muslim mob & Police

About 30 Sikhs killed in the village 100 killed by Police near village Wadhai Chima while evacuating.

288

Chak No. 12 Gobindpura (Teh. Shahdara)

Sheikhupura

27-8-47

Muslim mob and military

Force of 2,000 attacks. 25 Hindus and Sikhs killed. Rest went into Walianwala Refugee camp in a completely destitute state.

289

Sadh Nauabad (Teh. Shahdara)

Sheikhupura

1-9-47

Muslim mob

Hindus and Sikhs attacked while crossing River Ravi. 40 killed in the attack.

290

Awan Lubana

do

25-8-47

Muslim mob, Police & Military

Hindus and Sikhs killed. Large scale arson and looting. 200 women and some children abducted.

291

Faridabad (Teh Nankana Sahib)

do

26-8-47

Muslim mob

Half the Hindu-Sikh population of this village reached India. Rest either killed or forcibly converted.

292

Kot Pindi Das (Teh. Shahdara)

do

15-8-47 & 16-8-47

do

Attacked and pillaged. Hindus and Sikhs left in a destitute state.

293

Sangla Hill

do

27-8-47 & after

Muslim mob & Military

300 Sikhs killed. In curfew Muslims went about freely. Sikhs forcibly shaved by Muslims. Huge lootin of the prosperous Hindu-Sikh businessmen of this place took place. Sikhs freely stabbed with Police looking on. Magistrate M. G. Cheema of Lahore notoriety directed operations against Sikhs. Hindus threatened if they sheltered Sikhs. Searches in which Hindu and Sikh women’s modesty, outraged.

294

Gurdwara Baoli Sahib

Sialkot

13-8-47

Muslim mob

20 Sikhs including women and children killed. Gurdwara burnt.

296
297

1. Bohar (Teh. Nankana Sahib) 2. Chak. 8 3. Chak 702

Sheikhupura

21-8-47

Muslim mob & Military

Simultaneously attacked. Refugee train carrying Hindu and Sikh evacuees from these places stopped by Muslim military near Shahdara and evacuees stripped of all their possessions.

298

Chak No. 4 Risala (P. S. Warburton)

do

26- to 28 Aug. 47

Muslim mob

Ultimatum to Hindus and Sikhs to turn Muslims or to take the consequences. 30 men with rifles and a mob attacks Sikhs, who were mostly ex-militarymen and resisted. 3 Sikhs killed. Left in a destitute state.

299

Shahkot

do

3-9-47

do

One Sikh’s eyes gouged out. 1,000 Hindus and Sikhs forcibly converted.

300

Sacha Sauda

do

12-9-47

Muslim Police & Military

Stripped Hindus and Sikhs of all their possessions and turned them out destitute.

301

Bhuler Chak 119 (P.S. Sangla Hill)

Sheikhupura

30-8-47 and after

Muslim mob, Police and Military

Village situated close to borders of other districts, notably Gujranwala and Sialkot. All through August, 1947 Muslims of neighbouring villages made preparations for attack on Sikhs with the active complicity of Muslim officials. After 15th August. Bhuler was the centre where Hindus and Sikhs of a considerable radius around came together for shelter. On 30.8.47 ultimatum sent to Sikhs to evacuate Bhuler which Sikhs indignantly refused. Muslims and Police attacked from all sides. On 1.9.47 about 25,000 Muslims collected for attack. The mob attack failed to break the morale of Sikhs. Then Armed Police and Baluch Military appeared. Sikhs finding the fight unequal decided to kill their womenfolk to save them from dishonour. Fierce fight after this. Sikhs set fire to their houses. About 200 Sikhs killed Rest evacuated fighting.

302

Sadhka (P.O. Chak 44, The. Shahdara)

Sheikhupura

End of Aug. 47

Muslim mob

Attacked and Hindus and Sikhs turned out in a destitute state.

303

1. Khanpur Saooan 2. Wan Janbar. 3. Kaira (Teh. Nankana Sahib)

do

1-9-47

do

All Hindus and Sikhs made to quit in a destitutes state.

304

Chang.

do

Beginning of Sept. 1947

Muslim Military

45 Sikhs of this village killed near village Chumbar while evacuating.

305

Wan

do

20-8-47

Muslim mob

250 Hindus and Sikhs killed. 50 women and children abducted.

306

Basse Ki Jagir (P.S. Sacha Sauda)

do

25-8-47

do

5 or 6 Hindu-Sikh houses in this village. 13 Hindus and Sikhs killed, 12 young girls abducted.

307

Harde

do

End of Aug. 47

Muslim mob & Military

Several Hindus and Sikhs killed. Rest left in a destitute state.

308

Danke

do

27-8-47

Muslim mob

1,500 attacked. Hindus and Sikhs forced to leave in a destitute state.

309

Narangwal

Sheikhupura

26-8-47

Muslim mob

500 women and children abducted.

310

Sunke

do

21-8-47

do

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

311

Ladheke

do

1-9-47

do

Sikh population forced to leave in a destitute state.

312

Ghazi (Teh. Nankana Sahib)

do

1-9-47

Muslim Military

Entire Hindu-Sikh population of 400 wiped out. Only 2 survived.

313

Dharowal Chak 33

do

7-9-47

Muslim mob

Attacked in great force. 5 Hindus and Sikhs killed. Refugee train in which these people travelled attacked near Shahdata and great killing done by Muslims.

314

Nankana Sahib

do

15.8.47 & after

Muslim mob, Police & Military

This holy place of Sikhs was attacked repeatedly. Sikhs and Hindus were stabbed. Refugee trains Passing were sniped at from Nankana Sahib by Muslims. Convoys of Hindus and Sikhs were attacked.

315

Kuthiala Virkan

do

25-8-47

Muslim mob

300 Sikhs and Hindus killed. 60 women abducted. Sikhs and Hindus turned out destitute.

316

Mudwala Wadda

do

18-8-47

Muslim Military, (80 in number)

450 Hindus and Sikhs killed. 5 women abducted.

317

Mari Bhumian (P. S. Sharakpur)

Sheikhupura

24-9-47

Muslim mob

Several families given shelter and also assurances of safety by Muslims. Later attacked and killed. Women abducted; only one survivor.

318

Langewala (P. S. Warburton)

do

About middle of Sept. 47

Muslim Military

Sikhs of this village in convoy attacked by Muslim military. 12 Sikhs killed while going to fetch water from a well.

319

Chak 224

Lyallpur

26-8-47

Muslim Police

One Sikh family assaulted. Males killed. Womenfolk abducted and disgraced. Later rescued and brought to India.

320

V. Ghatli

Sheikhupura

 

Muslim mob

Hindus and Sikhs quit when attacked, in a destitute state. Some forcible conversions.

321

Chak 12 Ramgarh (P. S. Khengah Dogran) & Gobindgarh & Dhaban Mandi

do

24-8-47 28-8-47 and 11-10-47

Muslim mob, Police and Military

In Gobindgarh Sikhs of 8 or 9 villages had collected for shelter Sikhs put up good resistance when attacked again on 24.8.47. Many Sikhs killed. Again attacked on 11.10.47. Finally Sikhs evacuated to India.

322

Mari Bhangran

Sheikhupura

First week of Sept. 1947

Muslim mob & Police

Small Hindu population in this Muslim village. Hindu males wiped out. Women abducted.

323

Chak 243 E. B.

Montgomery

27-8-47

Muslim mob

Sikhs attacked and turned out in a destitute state.

324

Chak 179 Ramgarh

Sheikhupura

1.9.47 to 4.9.47

Muslim mob & Military

Pitched battle between Sikhs and Muslim mob and Military in Chak 4 on Gugera branch of the Canal. Muslim Military used Bren-guns, killing 100 Sikhs. 7 Sikhs captured, ordered to surrender which they refused. All 7 shot dead.

325

Phahewali Chak 79

do

22.8.47 and after

Muslim mob, Police and Military

Sikhs shot dead in train. Firing on Sikhs in various places. Mandis looted by Muslims. Sikh women abducted. Men killed in various villages. Attacks increased and by mid-September. Sikhs were on the run to various refugee camps in a destitute state. Convoys of Sikhs attacked by Muslim military and women abducted.

326 to
332
333

Kuthala-Virkan, Khana Chak 32 Chak 33 Malian- Shekhan Khanpur-Kalla Hariala Kot Pindi Das

Sheikhupura

Beginning of Sept. 1947

Muslim mob, Police and Military

Sikhs and Hindus of these villages forced to evacuate in a destitute state. Men killed in large numbers and women abducted Looting.

334

Sheikhupura

Sheikhupura

25-8-47 & after

Muslim mob, Military, Police & officials

A conspiracy made between the Muslim League leaders and a Minister of the West Punjab Government and the Anglo-Indian D. C. to murder prominent Hindus and Sikhs which leaked out to a Sikhs official prematurely. Curfew imposed on 25.8.47 without reason, in which as was usual in Pakistan, Muslim goondas went about freely committing arson and murder. Sikh and Hindu mohalla after mohalla burnt and attacked by the Muslim mobs with the military leading or abetting. In 2 days 15,000 Hindus and Sikhs killed. A large part of the town burnt down and property worth crores looted. This massacre figured in important Inter-Dominion talks.

335

1. Gobindpur (Teh. Shujabad 2. Alipur 3. Baora

Multan

19-8-47

Muslim mob & Police

False assurances of safety to Sikhs given by Muslims. 150 Sikhs shut up in a building and set on fire, all these burnt alive. 20 women abducted.

336

Khanewal

Multan

26-8-47 and after

Muslim mob & Police

Chaks No. 7, 10/R, 14/10R, 192/15L, 95/15L, 115/15L, 107/15L, 106/15L. Sikhs in all these Chaks attacked. Similarly in Jahanian area all Sikh villages attacked. Half a dozen Sikhs killed in Chak No.107. Gurdwara in Multan Cantt. besieged. No Sikh could stir out. Mian Chanu Area Sikhs attacked in all villages. Hindus of Multan forcibly converted on a large scale.

337

Sultan (Teh. Alipur)

Muzaffargarh

14-9-47 and after

Muslim mob & Military

Villages, Basti Sewa Singh, Sheikh Ali, Haripur, Anandpur, Kartarpur, Khurd Kartarpur Kalan, Marhwala Khairpur, Sitapur etc. attacked, burnt and looted. Large number of Sikhs killed. Large number forcibly converted and women abducted in hundreds.

338

Mukhdum Jaura

Multanpur

26-9-47 and after

Muslim mob

1,500 Hindus and Sikhs killed. 150 women abducted.

339

Rampur (Teh. Kabirwala)

do

do

Muslim mob

Sikh village. All Sikhs wiped out. Women immolated themselves to escape dishonour.

340

Refugee train

Rawalpindi

23-8-47

Muslim mob

Attack on Hindu. Sikh refugee train at Daultala Railway station. 10 Hindus and Sikhs killed.

341

Refugee train

Gujranwala

24-9-47

do

Attack on Hindu- Sikh refugee train at Wazirabad, bombs dropped at train, 200 killed, 2,500 injured. One member of Indian military escort killed. Two women abducted.

342
343

Isa Khel Darya Khan

Mianwali

Early September, 47

Muslim officials

In Darya Khan 1,500 Hindus forcibly converted. In Isa Khel D. C. got 25 Hindus besieged and killed. Later 50 Hindus put under arrest.

344 to
357

1. Harnoli 2. Pipla 3. Kalhur 4. Aluwala 5. Kalabagh 6. Mari 7. Kundian 8. Taregh 9. Daud Khel 10. Pai Khel 11. Dharakka 12. Molh 13. Suas 14. Chhidar

Mianwali

do

Muslim mob and officials

Hindus and Sikhs (wherever found) of all these villages moved into Mianwali to seek safety from Muslim aggression.

358 to
360

1. Gurmani (Teh. Kot Adu) 2. Basti Navin 3. Patti Bhanwali

Muzaffargarh

10-9-47 and after

Muslim mob

Attacking force 3,000. All Sikhs and Hindus forcibly converted. Converted people circumcized, forced to partake of beef and to marry away their daughters to Muslims. Attack on train carrying these refugees attempted at Kahna Kachha. Indian military drove away attackers.

361

Muzaffargarh District

 

 

 

Total number of Hindus and Sikhs killed in this outlying Muslim district 10,000. Other happenings in proportion.

362 to
365

1. Harnauli 2. Pipla 3. Kalhur Kot 4. Bhakkar

Mianwali

4-9-47 and after

Muslim mob & Military

Number of Hindus and Sikhs killed. Harnoli 2,500, Kundian 100, Pipla 600 Kalhar 150, Bhakkar 600. 500 women abducted. Muslim Civil Surgeon of Mianwali said to Hindu-Sikh wounded that he would dress their wounds only if they got converted to Islam. Relief workers repeatedly attacked and killed by Muslim mobs in the presence of Pakistan military.

366

Mailsi

Multan

Beginning of Oct. 1947

Muslim Military

In Mailsi Refugee camp 2,000 Hindus and Sikhs shot dead. 200 refugees shot dead by Muslim military at Mailsi Rly. station. Report of Hindus and Sikhs being killed in refugee trains in this area.

367

Chak 139/9L

Montgomery

1st Bhadon (End of Aug. 1947)

Muslim mob, Police and Military

This and Chak No 128/9L attacked. Sikh and Hindus of 27 Chaks had collected for shelter in these villages. Attacking force 30,000. Sikhs put up stiff resistance. Later evacuated to India by Indian Military.

368

Chak 65/4R (P.S. Nurshah) Also Chaks 65/G.D. 77, 61, 78, etc.

do

23-8-47

Muslim National Guards and Police

Sikhs and Hindus of all these and other villages make a convoy for India. Near Yusafwala Rly. station attacked by a large number of Muslim National Guards, 18 girls killed. Large scale looting by Muslim mobs. Later Police fired on this convoy near Montgomery. Vast killing and abduction of 400 women. Some Sikh women, immolated themselves to escape dishonour at Muslim hands.

369 to
371

Sola Wasti Sikhan (Teh. Bhakkar) Also Bhakk. rewali, Jhammat, Gujal

Mianwali

5 Sawan (Beginning of Sept. 1947)

Muslim mob

Large number of Hindus and Sikhs killed. 113 forcibly converted. Women abducted.

372

Mianwali

do

28-9-47 and after

Muslim mob & Military

250 Hindus and Sikhs killed inside Gurdwara and 250 in Sanatan Dharam Mandir and Arya Samaj Mandir which places of worship were attacked. Massacre of Hindus and Sikhs in this town in which altogether 3,500 killed and 1,000 women abducted. Large-scale looting.

373

Hindu-Sikh Refugee train from Mianwali

Mianwali to Amritsar

13-10-47 and after

Muslim mob, Military and Police

Repeated attack on train. Between Kundian and Wan Bhuchran, at Sargodha and Shahdara. Water sold at Rs. 5 per tumbler on the train by Muslims.

374

Raiwind Rly. Station

Lahore

4-9-47

Muslim Police

Attacked Hindu Sikh refugee train, killing 300 people.

375

Pak Pattan

Montgomery

21-8-47 and after

Muslim mob, Military & Police

General killing, looting and abduction of women of Hindus and Sikhs in this area and its adjoining villages.

376

Chak 139/9L

do

22-8-47

Muslim mob

Three Sikhs killed. Large-scale looting.

377

Basti Sikhanwali

Muzaffargarh

10-9-47

do

800 Hindus and Sikhs killed.

378

Muzaffargarh

do

Middle of September, 1947

Muslim officials

Deputy Commissioner sends for Hindu notables and warns them not to shelter any Sikhs as the latter had in all cases to be thrown out.

379 380

1. Gobindpura (Teh. Kot Adu) 2. Dharampura

do

8-9-47 and after

Muslim mob

2,000 Sikhs including women and children killed. 50 women abducted. Muslims made false promises of non-aggression on the Koran. 30 Sikhs forcibly converted and later killed.

381

Hujra (Teh. Dipalpur)

Montgomery

22-8-47 and after

Muslim Police, Military and mob

Assurance of safety to Hindus and Sikhs by Police Sub-Inspector. Police and Military covered mob which looted and killed Hindus and Sikhs. Hindus and Sikhs collected in 3 mohallas which the military set on fire. Women in these mohallas immolated themselves to escape dishonour. 3,100 Hindus and Sikhs shot dead by military when they came out of their places of hiding on assurance of safety from military. Later these people attacked at Hassainki Head (Pakistan). 25 women abducted. Some Hindus forcibly converted and later shot dead.

382

Chaks 571, 561, 563, 565, 566, etc. (Teh. Vihari)

Multan

31-8-47

Muslim mobs, Police and Military

These and many other villages turned out of hearths and homes and left for India with scanty belongings. Attacked several times on the way by Muslim mobs, till Indian military was sent to escort them.

383

Chak 80 (Teh. Shujabad)

do

11-9-47

Muslim mob

6 Sikhs killed. Rest turned out destitute.

384

Railway train proceeding to Lahore

do

27-8-47

Muslim National Guards

Some Hindu and Sikh refugees killed. Some Guards thrown out of train. Those who were admitted for treatment in Mayo Hospital were forced to sign a declaration that they were attacked by Sikhs.

385

Hafizabad

Gujranwala

23-8-47

Muslim mob

Gurdwara attacked. Assailants melted on hearing of arrival of Indian Military.

386

Railway train Wah camp to Lahore

 

End of Aug. 47

Muslim mob

Refugee train stopped for long period at intermediary stations. About 50 attacks on Hindus and Sikhs. Muslim escort abetted assailants.

387

Nawabhshah (Sind)

Nawabhshah

1-9-47

Muslim mob

Attack on India bound refugee train. Sikhs specially marked out for attack. 15 Sikhs killed. 17 injured.

388

Mangat

Gujrat

5-9-47

Muslim mob

Sikhs fight back. All evacuate to Refugee camp in Mandi Baha-ud-Din (Gujrat Distt).

390

Jaranwala Tehsil

Lyallpur

End of Aug. 47

Muslim mob, Military & Muslim National Guards

Chaks No. 43 R. B., 54 R. B. Suhali, 55 Burj R. B., Chutala, Chak 56 R. B. Ratta Joga, Nihalwana, Rangar Nangal, Mall Chak etc. attacked and Sikhs forced to leave their homes.

391

Chak Jhumra

do

do

Muslim mob

False assurances of safety given to Sikhs, attacked and forced to quit homes.

392

Refugee Trucks

Gujrat and Lahore

9-9-47

Muslim mobs, Military and Police

2,000 Hindus-Sikh refugees from Gujrat District attacked at Kunjah Bridge where obstruction had been placed in their way. Indian Military escort dispersed assailants. Later these lorries attacked in Mozang (Lahore Town).

393

Chuhar Kana and Lahore Rly. Station

Sheikhupura and Lahore

15-9-47 & 19-9-47

Muslim Military and mobs

Fired on Hindu-Sikh refugees waiting for refugee train to start at Chuhar Kana Railway Station. Later the same train attacked at Lahore by a Muslim mob on 17-9-47.

394
395

1. Bahmaniwala 2. Lohke

Lyallpur

16-9-47 & 18-9-47

Muslim mob

Sikhs from neighbourhood collected at this place for safety and evacuation. Attacked Sikhs give stiff fight.

396

Refugee train from Mian Chunnun

Montgomery and Raiwind (Lahore) Rly. Stations

19-9-47

do

Train attacked by Muslim mobs at places mentioned.

397

Balloki Head (Pakistan)

Montgomery

19-9-47

do

Refugee Hindu-Sikh convoy attacked. 123 Hindus and Sikhs killed. 213 injured.

398

Refugee train from Mandi Baha-ud-Din

Shahdara (Sheikhupura)

19-9-47

Muslim Military

Hindu-Sikh refugees in train stripped of their belongings at Shahdara Railway Station.

399

Refugee train from Jhelum

Between Pind Dadan Khan and Chalisa (Jhelum)

19-9-47

Muslim mob

Several Hindus and Sikhs killed in attack. Large carnage averted by pluck of Indian military escort. This train attacked and harassed right up till Indian border.

400

Mitha Tiwana

Sargodha

20-9-47

do

Attack on Hindu-Sikh convoy with connivance of Muslim Police after assurances of safety to convoy. 50 Hindus and Sikhs killed, 50 injured, 17 girls abducted.

 

 

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