Amritsar: India marks 100 years since bloodbath


Ceremonies have taken place to mark 100 years because the bloodbath within the Indian metropolis of Amritsar.

A whole lot of Indian civilians have been shot by British troops whereas attending a public assembly, in defiance of a ban by colonial authorities.

This week British Prime Minister Theresa Could described the incident as a “tragedy” and “a shameful scar on British Indian historical past”, however stopped wanting the formal apology that some have referred to as for.

The loss of life toll is disputed. An inquiry arrange by the colonial authorities put the determine at 379, however Indian sources put it nearer to 1,000.

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