Watampone amok case
Attack information
Date July 1922
Location(s) Watampone, Dutch East Indies
Target(s) Wedding guests
Killed 8
Injured 23+

In July 1922 a man killed eight people and wounded at least 23 others in Watampone, Dutch East Indies. The man ran amok at a wedding when the other guests laughed at him, because he had farted. He was wounded in the head and shoulder himself and taken to hospital.[1][2]


  1. Een verzonken wereld, Leeuwarder Courant (November 16, 1984)
  2. Friedericy, Herman Jan: De eerste etappe; Querido, 1961. (p. 30)

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