Baddowal Train Massacre


Punjab, India


Jun 15, 1991

Attack Type

Gun Attack

At least 50 passengers were killed and another 30 persons were injured as terrorists belonged to Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) attacked the train passengers in a train at Baddowal village in Ludhiana District on June 15, 1991. When the train was stopped as someone pulled the ‘emergency cords’ at Baddowal on the Ludhiana-Ferozepur railway line, the terrorists entered into the train’s compartments and started firing at the passengers. Majority of the killed and injured were belonged to Hindu community. However, according to the eyewitness, many Sikhs who tried to save their Hindu co-passengers were also injured in the incidents.