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Synonyms for massacre

Synonyms for massacre

the savage killing of many victims

the act of defeating or the condition of being defeated

to kill savagely and indiscriminately

Synonyms for massacre

the savage and excessive killing of many people

kill a large number of people indiscriminately

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Turkey commiserates deeply with the Azerbaijani brothers and sisters over this violent attack and massacre, which they suffered exactly 26 years ago today in Khojaly and shares their pain wholeheartedly," the statement said.
The Israeli criminal Baruch Goldstein committed the massacre of the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron February 25, 1994 ,he shot Palestinians worshipers in the mosque while performing Friday prayers.
ISLAMABAD -- Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has demanded an impartial probe into all the gruesome massacres by the international agencies.
While the government of India rightly asks Britain to apologise for the gruesome killing of Indians at Jalian Wala Bagh, it (New Delhi) should also apologize for all the massacres committed by its forces in Kashmir in which thousands of innocent lives have been martyred for the past three-decades and those forces personnel involved in the massacre of civilians and damaging property worth billions should be brought to book and punished accordingly,' he said.
Massacres are not a new phenomenon but rather "have occurred throughout recorded history and are even known to have existed in pre-recorded times" (xi).
This brief excerpt discusses the Juba Nuer Massacre and other Massacres like it.
President Moon Jae-in offered words of condolences to victims in the Nanjing massacre during his visit to Beijing, Wednesday.
Murder at Small Koppie: The Real Story of South Africa's Marikana Massacre
on Thursday, which coincided the eighth anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre.
Zajid Mangudadatu on Tuesday aired his sentiments over the slow -- not to mention heartbreaking -- trial in connection with the bloody massacre of 58 civilians in his province nearly eight years ago.
Ashrawi said, "Today we somberly mark the thirty-fifth anniversary of the massacre of innocent Palestinian civilians in the Sabra and Shatila .
RAMALLAH, September 16, 2017 (WAFA) -- As Palestinians worldwide mark on Saturday the 35th anniversary of the Sabra and Shatila massacre, a Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) official said the massacre still represents Israel's cruelty and inhumanity towards the Palestinian people.
They were hanged or killed on roads but for 1984 massacre of Sikhs Indian State is yet to conclude its process of finding the real culprits.
Indicating that only in the village Saugpara of Rathedaung in Rakhine around one thousand Muslims were massacred the other day, Minister for EU Affairs mer elik said The UN and EU institutions should act immediately to stop this massacre through swift and effective means.
I bet it's brand new information to people that President Obama had a six-month ban on the Iraqi refugee program after two Iraqis came here to this country, were radicalized and they were the masterminds behind the Bowling Green massacre," Conway told Matthews.