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Nainital amok case

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Nainital amok case
Date April 1950
Location(s) Nainital, India
Target(s) Wedding guests
Killed 22
Perpetrator Soldier
Weapon(s) Machete

In April 1950 a drunken gurkha soldier killed 22 guests at a wedding in Nainital, India. The man, who was armed with a machete, apparently was enraged by the fact that a low caste money lender married a girl of the higher standing Brahmin caste. All of his victims were members of the Harijan caste.[1][2][3][4]


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