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Riyazuddin, brother of Kamruddin, an 18-year-old who was killed in the 1987 Hashimpura mass murders.(Sunil Sharma/HT Photo)

Couldn’t perform son’s last rites, says father of Hashimpura massacre victim

Hindustan Times, Meerut | By S Raju
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2018 08:31 AM IST
Of the 38 persons killed in the 1987 Hashimpura mass murders, only 11 bodies identified, while 22 bodies were not found.
Relatives pose with photos of Hashimpura massacre victims in New Delhi.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT Photo)
Relatives pose with photos of Hashimpura massacre victims in New Delhi.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT Photo)

Families of Hashimpura mass murder victims get justice after 31 years

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2018 08:03 AM IST
On May 22, 1987, over 40 Muslim men were rounded up by the PAC 41st battalion led by platoon commander Surender Pal Singh (now deceased), packed into an official truck, driven a short distance and shot at. The bodies were thrown in the upper Ganga and Hindon canals. Five survived the shooting. Of the 38 killed, only 11 bodies were recovered.
Relatives pose with photos of Hashimpura massacre victims in New Delhi.(HT file photo)
Relatives pose with photos of Hashimpura massacre victims in New Delhi.(HT file photo)

Delhi HC sets aside acquittal of 16 cops for 1987 Hashimpura mass murders, sentences all accused to life term

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2018 12:35 PM IST
The armed police team had allegedly rounded up hundreds of Muslim men in Hashimpura, picked out some of them, drove them to nearby water bodies in a truck and shot each of them.
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