El Mozote Massacre

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1934 El Mozote Massacre
File:Indiginas masacrados por las autoridades en Izalco.jpg
Corpses of civilians following the massacre.
LocationEl Mozote, El Salvador
DateJanuary 13, 1934
TargetSalvadoran civilians
Attack type
Mass Murder, Crimes Against Humanity, Murder of Civilians, No-Quarter
Deaths5,200-5,500
PerpetratorCreeperopolis Romerist Armed Forces
AssailantsAdolfo Cabañeras Moreno
MotiveTo intimidate and instill fear in the Salvadoran people to not support the State of Granada.

The 1934 El Mozote Massacre occurred on January 13, 1934.