Appendix – Atrocities 1 to 200

Serial No.

Place of occurrence

District

Date of occurrences

Who the assailants were

Details of atrocities committed

1

Bafa

Hazara

14-12-46 to
16-12-46

Muslim mob

One Gurdwara and one Hindu house burnt. One Sikh murdered; two women wounded.

2

Sihalian

do

19-12-46

do

Two Hindus killed.

3

Samadhra

do

10-12-46

do

Gurdwara burnt.

4

Jabori

do

12-12-46

do

16 Hindu evacuees to Mansehra waylaid and killed.

5

Sankiari

do

About middle
Dec. 46

do

Hindu temple broken and murtis desecrated.

6

Balakot

do

do

do

One Sikh killed for refusing to embrace Islam.

7

Bhata

do

do

do

116 Sikhs burnt alive, several shot dead.

8

Mallachh

Hazara

3-1-47

do

115 Sikhs and Hindus killed. Large scale looting and arson, women abducted.

9

Dakhali Sair

Hazara

10-1-47

do

150 Sikhs’ houses looted and burnt.

10

Jhan

Campbellpur

Early March, 47

do

150 Sikhs killed. Their houses burnt.

11
12
13
14

Taurwan
(Teh.Talagang)
Dhurnala
Dhiba, Suka
Panchnad

Campbellpur

4-9-47 & after

do

Jehad declared by Maulvies against Hindus and Sikhs. Massacre of Sikhs in Dhurnala Dhiba, Suka and Panchnad, besides Taurwan. Women and children abducted on a large scale. In many places false promises of safety given to Hindus and Sikhs. Whole area overrun.

15

Narali.
(Tehsil- Gujarkhan)

Rawalpindi

12-3-47

Muslim mob

Attacking force 15,000 Gurdwara attacked repeatedly. Hindus and Sikhs besieged inside Gurdwara put up stiff resistance. Several Hindus and Sikhs killed. Large scale looting of Hindus and Sikhs.

16

Dhudial

Rawalpindi

12-3-47 &
13-3-47

Muslim mob

First attack resisted by Sikhs. Second attack on 13-3-47 evening. Large scale arson and looting of Sikh houses. Besides 3/4 houses, 4 Gurdwaras, Iran-Hind Bank and Khalsa High School burnt. 8 or 9 Sikhs killed. Arrival of military stopped further destruction.

17

Adiala

do

8-3-47

do

Mobs collected by beat of drums. False alarm of Sikh attack raised. Large- scale looting, arson in Hindu-Sikh quarters. Hindus and Sikhs ferreted out and burnt alive, stabbed and shot dead. 40 forcibly converted. Muslim police just did not care to do anything about this attack.

18

Gorsian
(Teh.- Gujarkhan)

Rawalpindi

10-3-47

Muslim mob

Attacking force 600. Muslims persuaded that to kill Sikhs is a holy deed. Several Sikhs killed. Large scale looting.

19

Ghugg

Jhelum

Early March, 47

do

128 Sikhs killed. Large scale arson and looting. 40 women abducted.

20

Mandra

Rawalpindi

9-3-47

do

Large scale looting and arson of Hindu-Sikh business shops. 200 Sikhs killed. 40 missing. Gurdwara and School burnt.

21

Rajar
(Teh. Fatehjang)

Campbellpur

10-3-47

do

Muslim mob armed with rifles. 300 Sikhs killed. 3 Gurdwaras burnt and Sikh Scriptures desecrated. 16 Sikhs including women and children burnt alive. All Sikh houses burnt and looted. 95 women abducted and forcibly married to Muslims.

22

Jia Bagha

Jhelum

Early March, 1947

do

18 Sikhs killed, 52 forcibly converted. 66 Sikhs houses burnt.

23

Sarkal Kaser

do

do

do

43 Sikhs and Hindus killed, rest forcibly converted most Hindus-Sikhs houses burnt.

24

Darwal

Jhelum

Early March, 1947

Muslim mob

9 Hindus and Sikhs killed, 80 forcibly converted. 50 Hindu-Sikhs houses burnt.

25

Narang

do

do

do

6 Hindus and Sikhs killed, over 100 Hindu-Sikhs houses burnt.

26

Bhasin

do

do

do

35 Sikh-Hindu houses burnt and all looted.

27

Chak Sewak

do

do

do

All Hindu-Sikh houses looted.

28

Bhagwal

do

do

do

All Hindu-Sikh houses looted.

29

Athwal

do

do

do

10 Hindu-Sikh houses burnt, all looted.

30

Tahar

do

7-3-47 & onwards

do

All Hindu-Sikh houses looted.

31

Mangwal

do

do

do

Almost all Hindu-Sikh houses burnt and looted.

32

Sahola

do

do

do

All Hindu-Sikh houses looted and burnt.

33
34

Jhanel
Fatahi

do

do

do

One non-Muslim killed.

35

Rupwal

do

do

do

do

36

Ranjha

do

do

do

One Gurdwara burnt.

37

Dharogi

Jhelum

7.3.47 and onwards

Muslim mob

Some Hindu-Sikh houses burnt and looted.

38

Namazian

do

do

do

Five Hindu-Sikh houses burnt and looted.

39
40
41
42

1. Tarakwal
2. Deri
Dhok
3. Hasail
4. Dhab Kalan

do

do

do

In all these villages Hindu and Sikh houses were burnt and looted.

43

128 Villages

Rawalpindi

do

do

Villages attacked, especially Sikhs and also Hindus killed. Number of killed estimated at 7,000. Other casualties in proportion. Houses burnt and looted extensively. Gurdwaras attacked and burnt. Large scale devastation. About 1,000 women abducted.

44

23 Villages

Campbellpur

do

do

610 Hindus and Sikhs killed. 1,656 Hindu-Sikh houses, including Gurdwaras burnt. 1,361 Hindu-Sikh houses looted. 1,471 forcibly converted about 100 women and children abducted.

45

Garhi
Habibullah

Abbotabad
(Teh. Mansehra)

18-12-46 &
14-3-47

do

One Hindu abducted and killed (18-12-46) On 14-3-47, 8 Hindu-Sikh houses burnt and 4 Hindu and Sikh places of worship. Large scale looting by Muslims, Several Hindus and Sikhs killed.

46

Ramgarh
(Teh. Kharian)

Gujrat

14-3-47 &
15-3-47

Muslim mob

Hindus and Sikhs extensively looted.

47
48
49
50

1. Batal
2. Uggi
3. Sum Ilahi
Mung
4. Garhi Jalli

Hazara

7-12-46 &
9-12-46

do

11 Hindus and Sehjdhari Sikhs killed in Batal, 11 wounded, looting of Hindu-Sikh houses. Bazar of Uggi burnt and Sikh shops burnt. 5 Hindus and Sikhs killed. In place No. 3 Hindu-Sikh evacuees attacked, 14 killed, 27 injured. In place No. 4 stray killing of Hindus and Sikhs, Gurdwara burnt.

51
52

1. Havelian
2. Lahore

do

8-12-46 uptill
January, 47

do

Hindus and Sikhs saved front destruction by timely arrival of military. Stray killing of Sikhs and Hindus. By end of December, all Hindus and Sikhs of Havelian left their homes to come to the Punjab for safety.

53
54
55

1. Mohri
2. Diwal
3. Akhroota

do

End of December 1946

do

Hindus and Sikhs surrounded and attacked their houses burnt and looted Killing of Hindus and Sikhs with brutality. Women abducted.

56

Pipal

Hazara

27-12-46

Muslim mob

False alarm of attack by Sikhs on Muslims raised. All Sikh and Hindu houses looted.

57

Jaba

do

26-12-46 to
29-12-46

do

Sikhs waylaid and brutally killed. Sikhs’ houses looted.

58

Gohra

do

End of December 1946

do

All Hindus and Sikhs looted, evacuated to seek safety.

59

Phulgara

do

do

do

All Hindus forcibly converted.

60

Dhanak

do

do

do

Two Sikhs brutally butchered in the Muslim sacrificial way. One’s brother later killed. Hindu-Sikh houses burnt and looted completely. One woman hacked with most shocking brutality.

61

Muh

do

do

do

Entire village burnt, including Gurdwara.

62

Karchhan

do

do

do

Entire village burnt, including 2 Gurdwaras.

63

Daddar

do

11-12-46

do

40 Hindu-Sikh evacuees waylaid. 10 killed, rest seriously wounded. All looted.

64

Hazara District
(N.-W. F. P.)

Hazara

8-3-47 and 10 days after

Muslim mob

Gurdwaras in village Jagil, Siripot, Kalingair Niroli Sarai Niamat Khan, Siria, Chhajian, burnt. Sikhs forcibly converted. Sikh scriptures desecrated. This was the second round of attack on Sikhs, the first having come in January, 1947.

65
66

Village Pand
and Tali Pandi

Campbellpur

9-3-47

do

Large-scale arson in Sikh houses in villages. Looting. Ultimatum given to Sikhs to embrace Islam. Sikhs forcibly converted. Those Sikhs who refused to be converted brutally done to death, including old women and children. Some Sikhs burnt alive.

67

Dhudhambar
(Teh. Fateh Jang)

do

1-3-47

do

Sikh blouses burnt and looted. Sikhs forcibly converted and killed.

68

Dhari

do

8-3-47

do

Houses of Sikhs burnt ad looted. Mobs advanced to attack with drums beating. Large scale murder of Sikhs including women and children. Brutalities committed. Sikhs forcibly converted and shaved, forced to swallow beef.

69
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80

Pindi Gheb
Khunda
Kasran
Bhakot
Mathial
Kannath
Dumel
Basal
Mianwala
Jhattan
Jand and
many other
places

Campbellpur

Early
March 1947

Muslim mob

Hindus and Sikhs of all these places looted, butchered and forcibly converted. Women abducted and raped. Large scale arson. These criminal activities done with drums beating and under Muslim League flag. Gurdwaras burnt and looted.

81

Panal

do

do

do

Village burnt alongwith its Gurdwara. 150 Hindus and Sikhs out of total population of 160 killed.

82

Rajar

do

do

do

Total Hindu-Sikh population wiped out, killed with lethal weapons and some burnt alive.

83

Jhan

do

do

do

Total Hindu-Sikh population wiped out.

84

Chakri

do

do

do

Number of Sikhs including women and children killed.

85

Chauntra

do

do

do

All Sikhs forcibly converted.

86

Sangral

do

do

do

Sikhs and Hindus forcibly converted. Their women-folk given over to Muslims.

87

Adhwal

Rawalpindi

Early March, 1947

Muslim mob

Large part of the village burnt.

88

Mughal

do

8-3-47

do

141 Sikhs killed. Only about a dozen survived. Gurdwara burnt.

89

Machhian

do

11-3-47

do

200 Sikhs killed. Gurdwara burnt. All males killed. Women and children abducted and later rescued.

90

Nakrali

do

9-3-47

do

Some Sikhs killed and some women immolated themselves to escape dishonour. 40 Sikhs forcibly converted. Gurdwara looted and burnt.

91

Bhagpur

do

7-3-47

do

Almost entire Sikh population wiped out, including women and children. Gurdwara burnt.

92

Thoha Khalsa

do

12-3-47

do

About 200 Sikhs killed; 93 women immolated themselves to escape dishonour. Large scale destruction.

93

Thamali

do

8-3-47

do

400 Sikhs killed. One Gurdwara and one School building burnt. Only about 20 survived.

94

Sayad

do

11-3-47

do

About 20 Sikhs killed. Some forcibly converted. One Gurdwara burnt.

95

Balaksar
(Teh. Chakwal)

Jhelum

11-3-47

Muslim mob

One Sikh murdered to begin with. Later a Muslim mob about 400 collected and attacked Hindus and Sikhs. Some Muslims intervened and averted a general massacre.

96

Wasnal (Teh. Pind Dadan Khan)

do

11-3-47

do

Hindus and Sikhs besieged and later removed to refugee camp.

97

Mohotta
(P.S. Chauntra)

Campbellpur

do

do

Sikhs and Hindus houses burnt and looted.

98

Gung (Teh. Chakwal)

Jhelum

13-3-47

do

Gurdwara attacked when Sikhs had assembled for worship. Out of 123 present 16 butchered and thrown into fire. Large number of children burnt alive. 15 or 16 young women abducted.

99

Gah

do

do

do

Gurdwara attacked and looted. 20 Hindus and Sikhs killed. Others forcibly converted.

100

Waswal

do

do

do

Hindus and Sikhs murdered (including children and women) Shocking brutalities committed.

101

Thomal Kamal

Jhelum

13.3.47

Muslim mob

8 Hindu and Sikhs killed. Others forcibly converted.

102

Sarkal Kana

do

do

do

Six Gurdwaras and 40 Hindus and Sikhs houses burnt. 43 Hindus and Sikhs murdered.

103

Narang

do

11-3-47 to
13-3-47

do

Important Sikh village. 7 Hindus and Sikhs killed, 20 forcibly converted. 100 young women abducted.

104

Kasba Maral

Multan

Middle of March, 1947

do

Sikhs of this village shot. S O S to the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, Amritsar describing in deeply moving words the destruction wrought by Muslim mobs in their neighbouring villages and fearing like fate for themselves. Gurdwaras extensively burnt, scriptures desecrated. Sikhs murdered.

105

Chaklala

Rawalpindi

8-3-47

do

Sikhs houses attacked and burnt. Occupants killed.

106

Multan

Multan

5-3-47 after for several days

do

Sudden and swift attack on Hindus and Sikhs. About 200 traced killed. Even patients in the T. B. hospital stabbed. Looting on an extensive scale. One Sayad directed operations against Hindus and Sikhs on a white horse, with police connivance. Villages in the area attacked simultaneously; large scale destniction done.

107

Traggar

Multan

9-3-47 &
10-3-47

Muslim mob and Police

Looting, arson and number of Hindus and Sikhs with police connivance, 140 houses burnt. 21 murdered.

108

Multan

Multan

5-3-47

do

Procession of Hindu. Sikh students brutally attacked by Muslims mob and students killed. Hindu shops looted and burnt. Sikh and Hindu holy places and scriptures burnt and desecrated. Muslim goondas carried to villages in Police lorries which were really provided for relief work. 8 Hindu factories destroyed.

109

Shujabad Tehsil

Multan

7-3-47 & after

Muslim mob, Police and Military

Attack on Hindus of village Aliwala in this area. Then Hindus of villages Chajju Chak, Thochipura and Bhojewala also looted. Large scale arson and murder of Hindus. Muslims gave false assurances of safety to Hindus. Women molested and abducted. Military did not arrest culprits. False alarm of a Sikh attack on Muslims was raised to incite Muslims to collect. 50 more villages looted and burnt. Forcible conversions Villages Traggar, Matotali Basti ahir, Shujrawan Jhakkar, Bukhi, Lashkiwala, etc. are some of the more prominent which were attacked. Ears and noses of women cut off. Women raped in presence of husbands, brothers, fathers, Sons. Peace messengers murdered. Hindus wiped out over an area of about 500 square miles ill this sector.

110

Banda

Rawalpindi

8-3-47

Muslim mob

About 20 Sikhs killed including women and children. Gurdwara burnt.

111

Bemali

do

do

do

About 80 Sikhs killed, More than 105 abducted some Sikhs killed their own womenfolk to avoid dishonour.

112

Tarlai

Rawalpindi

9-3-47

Muslim mob

About 40 Sikhs killed, including women and children. Gurdwara burnt.

113

Harial

do

do

do

About 20 Sikhs killed. About 40 abducted. Gurdwara burnt.

114

Harnali

do

9-3-47

do

About 20 Sikhs killed. About 25 abducted. Brutalities committed. Gurdwara burnt.

115

Tainch

do

7-3-47

do

22 Sikhs killed, including 10 women. Gurdwara burnt.

116

Takht Pari

do

8-3-47

do

Women abducted. large-scale looting. Gurdwara burnt.

117

Sagari

do

7-3-47 &
9-3-47

do

2 Gurdwaras and one Khalsa High School burnt. Some women abducted. Some Sikhs killed.

118

Mankaiali

do

8-3-47

do

One Sikh women killed. Gurdwara burnt.

119

Kahuta

do

do

do

60 Sikhs killed. Extensive looting. 500 women abducted. Gurdwara burnt.

120

Dera Khalsa

do

do

do

Gurdwara burnt. Some Sikhs killed.

121

Sukho
Daulatala

do
Rawalpindi

10-3-47
10-3-47

do
Muslim mob

Stiff resistance put up by Sikhs. One Girls’ School and one Gurdwara burnt. Here too stiff resistance put up by Sikhs against invader.

122
123

1. Viran Datta
2. Kotla Pathanan

Gurdaspur (now Sialkot)

24-8-47
to 26-8-47

Muslim mob & military

Villages attacked and Hindu and Sikhs killed and looted. Large number of women abducted. Forcible conversions.

124

Chak 38 B.
(Teh. Sargodha)
Chak 29

Sargodha

28-8-47

do

Large number of Sikhs killed in these Chaks. Others forced to evacuate to India in destitute state.

125

Bhattian 9Dist. Rahim Yar Khan)

Bahawalpur State

23-9-47

Muslim officials & military

False assurances of safety given to more than 4,000 Sikhs collected for safety in this village. Sikhs extensively looted. Only 660 survived from this group of 4.000. 700 young women abduct.

126

Chhajjoke

Gujranwala

End of Aug. 1947

Muslim mob

Large number of Sikhs killed and many women abducted.

127

Korotana

do

do

do

do

128

Bahawalpur

Bahawalpur State

do

Muslim officials

All Sikhs in town arrested. Their women-folk for the most part abducted. Their houses looted.

129

Gujranwala District

Gujranwala

do

do

Total number of Sikhs estimated killed in this area 15,000.

130

Refugee train (Wazirabad & Lahore Rly. Stations)

Gujranwala

23-9-47
24-9-47

Muslim military

Trains attacked. In both incidents about 1000 Hindus and Sikhs killed.

131

Gujrat

 

do

do

Number of Sikhs and Hindus estimated killed in this district 10,000.

132

Bujragwal (Teh. Kharian)

Gujrat

End of Aug. 47

Muslim mob

Village attacked. Hindus and Sikhs besieged and later evacuated in a destitute state by military.

133

Pul Kanjar (Border village)

Amritsar

Last half of August & after

Muslim assailants

Many Hindus and Sikhs of this border village killed. Constant sniping by Muslims from Pakistan side.

134

Jagatpura (Border village)

do

14-9-47

Muslim military

Attack by military in lorries from Pakistan side. Several Sikhs shot dead.

135

Lahore

Lahore

First week of Octr. 47

Muslim mob

9 Sikh prisoners released front Central Jail, Lahore. Stabbed immediately on leaving Jail gate.

136

1. Nanaksar
2. Basti Gagishah

Jhang

25-8-47 & after

do

Gurdwaras of these places burnt, besides general killing and looting of Hindus and Sikhs.

137

Jhelum

Jhelum

End of Aug. 47

Muslim mob, Police & military

General massacre and looting of Hindu and Sikh areas of the town. Countryside had already been plundered in the disturbances of March, 1947.

138

Chak 37

Lyallpur

4-9-47

Muslim military

Refugee train Lahore-Shorkat) stopped near this Sikh village. Armed attack made by Muslim military. 50 Sikhs killed.

139

Lyallpur

do

End of Aug.
& early Sept. 1947

Muslim Police & mob.

One Sikhs hand cut off by Muslim with Sikh’s Kirpan, but Sikh put under arrest. Villages round-about Lyallpur extensively looted of Hindu and Sikh property. Two Sikhs stabbed near Clock Tower within sight of officials. 12 Sikhs stabbed during curfew hours, which did not prevent Muslims from moving about freely. One woman snatched from Hindu by Muslim Janglis when the couple were going to aerodrome to flee to India.

140

Udhowali

do

6-10-47

Muslim police & Military

One Sikh convoy from this area attacked on 6.10.47 by Muslim police and military near Balloki Head (Pakistan). Several Sikhs killed.

141

Sialkot

Sialkot

12-8-47 & after

Muslim mob, Police & Military

On 12.8.47 cases of stabbing by Muslims, resulting in 5 Hindu-Sikh casualties. On the 13th August, Muslims with the aid of Police and Military initiated a vigorivous campaign of arson, loot and murder, resulting in large number of Hindu-Sikh casualties; survivors fled to Rly. station for safety, where a train full of Hindu-Sikhs corpses arrived from Wazirabad side. Famous Gurdwara Babe di Ber burnt and inmates shot dead by Police. Other Gurdwaras too attacked and burnt. While Hindu-Sikh refugees being brought to India, lorries stopped at Ravi Road, Lahore, one Muslim motor cyclist went into town and brought with him a Muslim mob who attacked, illing several and wounding 40. Sikh military, which arrived soon after, rescued refugees.

142

Narowal

do

17-8-47

do

Large-scale looting and murder of Hindus and Sikhs. Those who fled for safety massacred while crossing Ravi Bridge. Sikhs specially marked out for killing.

143

V. Panj Garain (Teh. Pasrur)

Sialkot

26-8-47

Muslim mob & police

Out of 300 Hindus and Sikhs of this place only 70 or 80 survived. Rest attacked several times on the way to Narowal. Forcible conversion of those captured also occurred.

144

V. Loharian (Teh. Narowal)

do

23-8-47

Muslim mob

Attack made at mid-night. People forced to leave hearths and homes in a destitute state. Forcible conversions.

145

Bhikho Chak

do

24-8-47

do

Party of 130 Muslims attacked Hindus and Sikhs while leaving the village for safety. Place of attack: Pattan at Ravi River. 113 killed, only 17 or 18 survivors.

146

Jalalpur
Jattan

Gujrat

12-8-47 & after

Muslim mob & officials

Muslims plan murder of Hindus and Sikhs in collusion with District officials. Stabbing started on 13-8-47. On 18-8-47 arson and murder started on a large scale. Trains stopped wires cut and every Hindu and Sikh blockaded. Large-scale killing in villages. In Jalalpur Jattan only 1 survivor known. 400 killed.

147

V. Chak
142/92 (Teh. Montgo-mery)

Montgomery

25-8-47 & after

Muslim Janglis and Police

Hindus and Sikhs of this and neighbouring villages collected (number about 20,000) in Bara Farm near Montgomery for shelter, after leaving their houses in a state of destitution.

148

Mirdad Muafi

do

do

do

One of the villages whose Hindu-Sikh residents sought shelter in Bara Farm after the village was burnt and looted.

149

Kila Sardha Singh

do

28-8-47

Muslim mob & military

Large number of Sikhs killed. Loot and arson on a large scale.

150

Chak 16/14L.

do

End of Aug. 47

Muslim mob & Police

Police from Shahkot and Kassowal Thanas attacked this village. Huge looting by Muslims. People left in a destitute state.

151

Mengian

Sialkot

Middle of August

Muslim mob, Police & Military

Hindus and Sikhs forced to quit in a destitute state.

152

Sambrial

do

16-8-47

Muslim mob

Several Hindus and Sikhs killed. About 2 dozen forcibly converted. Converted later killed. Survivors turned out in a destitute state.

153

1. Rahimpur
2. Nangal
Dunna Singh

Gujranwala

23-8-47
22-8-47

Muslim mob

Both villages attacked and Hindus and Sikhs turned out in a destitute state.

154

Singhpura
(A suburb of Lahore)

Lahore

12-8-47

Muslim mob & Police

Attacked this Sikh locality. Set fire to a number of houses and murdered 4 people.

155

Kila Sura Singh

Gujrat

End of Aug. 47

Muslim mob

5 or 6 Hindus and Sikhs killed, and rest turned out in a destitute condition.

156

Hamirpur
Sandhuan

v

do

do

5 men (Hindus) killed and several women abducted.

157

Khan Khasa
(Teh. Narowal)

Sialkot

24-8-47

Muslim mob

Several Hindus and Sikhs killed, rest forcibly converted.

158

Chak. Ramdas

Gujranwala

23-8-47

Muslim Police

Police surrounded this village to destroy Hindus and Sikhs. People however escaped at night through a gap. Attacked in several places on way to Amritsar destitute. Women snatched away.

159

Kiska Kola
(Teh. Wazirabad)

do

Bhadon
(Sept. 47)

Muslim mob

One Sikh killed, rest forcibly converted.

160

Kamoke
(Important trading town)

do

16-8-47 & after

Muslim military & Muslim Police

On arrival of Muslim military looting and murder of Hindus and Sikhs started. On 16-8-47 10 bags of rice and next day one truck looted. One woman shot dead. Several attacks on 21-8-47 when police took 5 or 6 Hindus and Sikhs of their houses and shot them dead. On 23-8-47, 8 lice husking factories (Hindu-Sikh property) and houses burnt. Payment of Rs. 60,000 to Police stopped arson and murder temporarily. Huge looting including Central Bank and wheat in Mandi worth 4 lacs. 24-8-47 Gurdwara Damdama Sahib attacked. Granthi and several Sikhs killed by Muslim mob of 1,000. Later another 150 killed while sheltering in private houses.

161

Wazirabad
(important Rly. Junction and Tehsil town)

Gujranwala

12-8-47 & after

Muslim mob, Police and Military

Trains leaving Amritsar attacked at Mughalpura near Lahore and almost all Hindu and Sikh passengers murdered. On 13-8-47 general massacre of Hindus and Sikhs at Wazirabad Mandi burnt and huge looting done. Same day general looting of bazar, and all available Hindus and Sikhs murdered. Trains from Wazirabad stopped near Nizamabad and Muslim military joined Muslim goondas in murdering Hindu and Sikh passengers; 5 or 6 women abducted from this train. Altogether 500 Hindus and Sikhs killed in this train. Railway track to Jammu removed; train again attacked, but saved by Sikh military escort.

162

Ladhewala

Gujranwala

24-8-47

Muslim Police and Military

Large scale arson loot and murder of Hindus and Sikhs. Many neighbouring villages met a similar fate.

163

Bhopalwala

Sialkot

End of Aug. 47

Muslim mob

Attack on Gurdwara Bali Sahib by 400 Muslims, burning Gurdwara and killing inmates.

164

Bhawanipura
(Teh. Shakargarh)

Gurdaspur
(now Sialkot)

24-8-47

do

Attacked Hindus and Sikhs hid in sugarcane crop. False promise of safety given to Hindus thus hidden. All killed who came out believing these promises. Some women and 3 men left and these men too killed later. Many young girls abducted.

165

Dhamoli

Gujranwala

22-8-47 to
24-8-47

Muslim mob

Out of a population of about 700 Hindus and Sikhs only 50 to 60 are still traceable. Other murder. About 25 forcibly converted.

166

Ramnagar

Gujranwala

17-8-47

do

Murder of a Sikh. General arson and looting of Hindu-Sikh houses. Hindus and Sikhs fled in destitute state.

167

Gujranwala

do

27-8-47

Muslim Police and officials

In the midst of general massacre, arson and looting of Hindus and Sikhs; 14 members of the family of Dr. Tej Bhan murdered in the presence of the D. C.

168

Khiyali

Sargodha

16-8-47

Muslim mob

Large scale killing of Hindus and Sikhs.

169

Hamidpur Kalan

Gujranwala

24-8-47

Muslim Police and Military

Entire Hindu and Sikh population wiped out.

170

Lala Musa

Gujrat

18-8-47

Muslim mob

False cry raised by Muslims that Sikhs attacked Muslims. Entire town blockaded and attack started by Muslims. Large-scale looting and arson. Three big Gurdwaras burnt and inmates burnt alive.

171
172
173
174
175
176
177

1. Kotla Kasmi
2. Jhettapur
3. Kunjah
4. Kang
5. Shadiwal
6. Kiladar
7. Chuhamal

Gujrat

About middle of August

Muslim mob

All these villages burnt and Hindus and Sikhs murdered and survivors turned out in a destitute condition.

178

Tatle Mali

Gujranwala

28-8-47

Muslim mob & Military

Out of 300 Hindu and Sikh residents of this place only 200 are traceable, rest were murdered or forcibly converted and detained.

179

Mirzapur

do

27-8-47

Muslim Military

Muslim military visited village on 27-8-47 and left with the threat that if Hindus and Sikhs did not leave by next morning, their houses would be burnt. As Hindus and Sikhs left, they were attacked by Muslim mob and military on the way and many were killed.

180

Mirza Jan

Gujranwala

26-8-47

Muslim mob, Police and Muslim National Guards

Attacking force of about 5,000 Muslims. 70 Hindus and Sikhs killed and 100 women abducted.

181

Thapnala

do

8 Bhadon (End of Aug. 47)

Muslim mob

4 Muslim villages attacked Hindus and Sikhs of this village. 17 Hindu-Sikh girls immolated themselves to escape dishonour and other residents escaped in destitution.

182

Wadhon

Gujranwala

24-8-47

Muslim officials & Police

High Muslim officials including Mohd. Azam, Magistrate, the D. S. P. and S. I. of Mianabad with Military mob and Muslim National Guards attacked this village. Large scale killing of Hindus and Sikhs. Many evacuees carried away by flood after being turned out of their homes.

183

Lohianwala

do

Muslim mob, Police and Military

Muslim mob, Police and Military

Muslim goondas brought from Lahore and Gujranwala by train and Hindus and Sikhs attacked. 30 to 40 killed.

184

Wassianwala

do

27-8-47

do

Sikhs turned out completely destitute.

185

Dehsar Pain

do

23-8-47

Muslim mob

Hindus and Sikhs turned out completely destitute.

186

Sharifpura

Sheikhupura

25-8-47

do

50 Hindus and Sikhs killed.

187

Nagare

Gujranwala

22-8-47

do

4 Hindus and Sikhs killed. 8 women abducted.

188

Nandpur

do

24-8-47

do

15 or 16 Hindus and Sikhs killed.

189

Lohianwala

Gujranwala

End of Aug. 47

Muslim military

Train stopped by Muslim military near this village and village attacked. 100 Sikhs killed.

190

Wadala Sandhuan

do

do

Muslim mob

Many forcible conversions.

191

Dhup Sari

Gujranwala

25-8-47 or 26-8-47

Muslim mob

10 Hindus and Sikhs killed.

192

Tarigri

do

29-8-47

Muslim mob, Military & Police

Several Hindus and Sikhs killed and many others forcibly converted. Converts later on killed.

193

Lala Musa

Gujrat

18-8-47

do

Attack on Hindus and Sikhs. Looting on a large scale by Muslim military. Three Gurdwaras burnt. Repeated attacks. Women molested. Train carrying these refugees stopped near Shahdara and Hindus and Sikhs killed.

194

Pagriwala

do

6-10-47

Muslim mob

Muslim Hindus and Sikhs indiscriminately killed.

195

Bahowal

do

Id day (18-8-47)

do

Several Hindus and Sikhs killed. Rest took shelter in Jammu and Kashmir State in destitute state.

196

Haiderabed Thal
(Tehsil Bhakkar)

Mianwali

25-8-47

Muslim mob & Police

Village Sadhwala, Mankera Khiu, Mani, Dhigana, Wiri, Karloowala, etc. besieged

197

Randher

Gujrat

21-8-47

Muslim mob

Killing of Sikhs and forcible conversion. Beef thrust into mouths of Hindus and Sikhs.

198

Sanowal (P.S. Jalalpur Jattan)

do

18-8-47

do

All Sikhs forced to leave in a destitute state.

199

Dara Sikhan
(Teh. Phalia)

do

18-8-47

do

Attacking force of 5,000; ultimatum given to Sikhs to get converted to Islam. Sikhs forcibly shaved and circumcised.

200

Dinga

do

do

do

3,300 Sikhs killed.

 

 

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