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  • The Sancheong and Hamyang massacre was a massacre conducted by a unit of the South Korean Army 11th Division during the Korean War. On 7 February 1951, 705 unarmed citizens in Sancheong and Hamyang, South Gyeongsang district of South Korea were killed. The victims were civilians and 85% of them were women, children and elderly people. The 11th Division also conducted Geochang massacre two days later. The division's commanding general was Choe Deok-sin. On 20 February 2006, the National Archives of Korea reported that files concerning the massacre had been found. On 7 November 2008, a memorial park for the victims was established in Sancheong. Wikipedia

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