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Volume 2, No. 11 - April 2003

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Chronology of Major Killings in Jammu and Kashmir

Following is the chronology of major killings in Jammu and Kashmir since 1997 (in reverse chronological order):

Year 2003

  • March 24, 2003: 24 Hindus killed in Nadimarg, Kashmir.

Year 2002

  • January 7, 2002: 17 Hindus killed in Ramsoo area in Jammu.
  • February 17, 2002: 8 Hindus killed in Rajouri area in Jammu.
  • March 30, 2002: 12 Hindu temple-goers killed in Raghunath Temple in Jammu.
  • May 14, 2002: 32 Hindus killed in Kaluchak, Jammu.
  • July 13, 2002: 20 Hindus killed in Kasim Nagar, Jammu.
  • August 6, 2002: Nine Amarnath pilgrims killed and 29 others injured at Nunwan base camp in Pahalgam area of Anantnag district in south Kashmir.
  • August 24, 2002: 10 Hindus killed in Rajouri district of J&K State.
  • November 24, 2002: 14 Hindu temple-goers killed in Raghunath Temple in Jammu.

Year 2001

  • February 3, 2001: Six Sikhs gunned down in Mahjoornagar in Srinagar.
  • Feb 11, 2001: 15 members of nomad (Gujjar) families Massacred in Kot-Chadwal in Rajouri district of Jammu.
  • Mar 2, 2001: 15 policemen and two medical assistant killed in Manjkote area of Rajouri.
  • March 17, 2001: Eight people massacred near Atholi in Doda.
  • July 21, 2001: 13 people, including seven Amarnath pilgrims killed at Sheshnag in Anantnag.
  • July 22, 2001: 12 people massacred in Cheerji and Tagood in Doda district of Jammu.
  • August 4, 2001: 15 villagers killed in Ludder-Sharotid Har area of Doda.

Year 2000

  • February 28, 2000: Five Hindu drivers killed near qazigund in Anantnag district of Kashmir.
  • Mar 20, 2000: 35 Sikhs massacred at Chatisinghpora in Anantnag.
  • August 1, 2000: 31 people including Amarnath yatris killed At Pahalgam in Anantnag.
  • August 1-2, 2000: 27 labourers gunned down in Qazigund and Achabal in Anantnag.
  • August 2, 2000: Seven family members killed in frontier District of Kupwara in North Kashmir.
  • August 2, 2000: 11 Hindus killed in Doda district of Jammu.

Year 1999

  • Feb 20, 1999: Four Hindus killed at Muraputta-Rajouri, nine at Barlyara-Udhampur and seven at Bllala-Rajouri in Jammu.
  • June 30, 1999: Fifteen Hindu labourers killed in Anantnag district of south Kashmir.
  • July 19, 1999: 15 HHindus killed at Layata in Doda district Of Jammu.

Year 1998

  • April 18, 1998: 27 Hindus killed in Prankote in Udhampur district in Jammu region.
  • June 19, 1998: 25 Hindus killed in Chapnari area Of Doda district in Jammu region.
  • July 28, 1998: 16 Hindus killed in two villages of Doda District in Jammu region.
  • August 8, 1998: 35 labourers killed in Kalaban on Jammu-Himachal Pradesh border.

Year 1997

  • Jan 25/26,1997: 25 Kashmiri Pandits killed at Wandhama-Ganderbal, Srinagar
  • Mar 20, 1997: Seven Kashmiri Pandits killed in Sangrampura (Budgam).

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