Yeh Jong-nam

June 6, 1956
Uijeongbu, South Korea

Cause of death Suicide
Attack information
Date June 6, 1956
Location(s) Uijeongbu, South Korea
Killed 5
Injured 5
Weapon(s) Five hand grenades

Yeh Jong-nam (Korean: 예정남) was a South Korean who killed five people and wounded five others on in Uijeongbu, South Korea on June 6, 1956. Yeh worked for the U.S. Army ordnance station, but was fired when his neighbours told army authorities that he was stealing explosives. Enraged he threw five hand grenades into three houses and then committed suicide.[1][2][3]


  1. Kills self, five others, Huntingdon Daily News (June 6, 1956)
  2. Kills self, five others, Lebanon Daily News (June 6, 1956) (p. 1)
  3. 원한 풀이로 수류탄 투척. 의정부에서 10명이 사상, The Chosun Ilbo (June 7, 1956)

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