Appendix - Atrocities 1 to 200
|Muslim mob||One Gurdwara and one Hindu house
burnt. One Sikh murdered; two
|2||Sihalian||do||19-12-46||do||Two Hindus killed.|
|4||Jabori||do||12-12-46||do||16 Hindu evacuees to Mansehra
waylaid and killed.
|do||Hindu temple broken and murtis
|6||Balakot||do||do||do||One Sikh killed for refusing to
|7||Bhata||do||do||do||116 Sikhs burnt alive, several
|8||Mallachh||Hazara||3-1-47||do||115 Sikhs and Hindus killed. Large
scale looting and arson, women
|9||Dakhali Sair||Hazara||10-1-47||do||150 Sikhs' houses looted and burnt.|
|do||150 Sikhs killed. Their houses burnt.|
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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
|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
|Muslim mob||9 Hindus and Sikhs killed, 80
forcibly converted. 50 Hindu-Sikhs
|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
|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
|do||All Hindu-Sikh houses looted.|
|31||Mangwal||do||do||do||Almost all Hindu-Sikh houses burnt
|32||Sahola||do||do||do||All Hindu-Sikh houses looted and
|do||do||do||One non-Muslim killed.|
|36||Ranjha||do||do||do||One Gurdwara burnt.|
|Muslim mob||Some Hindu-Sikh houses burnt and
|38||Namazian||do||do||do||Five Hindu-Sikh houses burnt and
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
|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.
|Muslim mob||Hindus and Sikhs extensively looted.|
3. Sum Ilahi
4. Garhi Jalli
|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,
|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
|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
|do||Sikhs waylaid and brutally killed.
Sikhs' houses looted.
|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
|61||Muh||do||do||do||Entire village burnt, including
|62||Karchhan||do||do||do||Entire village burnt, including 2
|63||Daddar||do||11-12-46||do||40 Hindu-Sikh evacuees waylaid.
10 killed, rest seriously wounded.
(N.-W. F. P.)
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
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.
|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.
|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
|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.
|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
|91||Bhagpur||do||7-3-47||do||Almost entire Sikh population wiped
out, including women and children.
|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.
|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.
|do||11-3-47||do||Hindus and Sikhs besieged and
later removed to refugee camp.
|Campbellpur||do||do||Sikhs and Hindus houses burnt and
|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
|99||Gah||do||do||do||Gurdwara attacked and looted. 20
Hindus and Sikhs killed. Others
|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
|102||Sarkal Kana||do||do||do||Six Gurdwaras and 40 Hindus and
Sikhs houses burnt. 43 Hindus and
|do||Important Sikh village. 7 Hindus and
Sikhs killed, 20 forcibly converted.
100 young women abducted.
|104||Kasba Maral||Multan||Middle of
|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.
|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
|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.
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.
|115||Tainch||do||7-3-47||do||22 Sikhs killed, including 10 women.
|116||Takht Pari||do||8-3-47||do||Women abducted. large-scale looting.
|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
|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.|
|Stiff resistance put up by Sikhs. One
Girls' School and one Gurdwara burnt.
Here too stiff resistance put up by
Sikhs against invader.
|1. Viran Datta
|Villages attacked and Hindu and Sikhs
killed and looted. Large number of
women abducted. Forcible conversions.
|124||Chak 38 B.
|Sargodha||28-8-47||do||Large number of Sikhs killed in these
Chaks. Others forced to evacuate to
India in destitute state.
|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.
|Muslim mob||Large number of Sikhs killed and
many women abducted.
|do||Muslim officials||All Sikhs in town arrested. Their
women-folk for the most part
abducted. Their houses looted.
|Gujranwala||do||do||Total number of Sikhs estimated
killed in this area 15,000.
& Lahore Rly.
|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.
|Muslim mob||Village attacked. Hindus and Sikhs
besieged and later evacuated in a
destitute state by military.
|Amritsar||Last half of
August & after
|Many Hindus and Sikhs of this border
village killed. Constant sniping by
Muslims from Pakistan side.
|do||14-9-47||Muslim military||Attack by military in lorries from
Pakistan side. Several Sikhs shot dead.
of Octr. 47
|Muslim mob||9 Sikh prisoners released front Central
Jail, Lahore. Stabbed immediately on
leaving Jail gate.
|do||Gurdwaras of these places burnt,
besides general killing and looting of
Hindus and Sikhs.
|General massacre and looting of
Hindu and Sikh areas of the town.
Countryside had already been
plundered in the disturbances of
|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.
|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.