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Mohammed Yaqub
Attack information
Date June 29, 1997
Location(s) Muzaffarabad, Pakistan
Killed 10
Weapon(s) Automatic rifle

Mohammed Yaqub was a Pakistani who killed 10 people near Muzaffarabad, Pakistan on June 29, 1997.

Enraged by the fact that his nephew Yaseem had chopped down a tree Yaqub armed himself with an automatic rifle and first killed Yaseem, before opening fire on other family members and bystanders. Soon thereafter he surrendered to police and was arrested.[1][2]


  1. Kashmiri man kills 10 people in rage over chopped-down tree, Associated Press (June 30, 1997)
  2. Kashmir man kills 10, including family, The Atlanta Journal (June 30, 1997)

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