List of massacres in Belarus
The following is a list of massacre
A massacre is an event with a heavy death toll.Massacre may also refer to:-Entertainment:*Massacre , a DC Comics villain*Massacre , a 1932 drama film starring Richard Barthelmess*Massacre, a 1956 Western starring Dane Clark...

s that have occurred in Belarus
Belarus , officially the Republic of Belarus, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordered clockwise by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Its capital is Minsk; other major cities include Brest, Grodno , Gomel ,...

 (numbers may be approximate):
Name Date Location Deaths Notes
Massacre of Brzostowica Mała September 18, 1939 Brzostowica Mała 7
Dzyatlava massacre
Dzyatlava massacre
The Dzyatlava massacre was a part of the Holocaust. The local German gendarmerie, a Lithuanian unit and a Belorussian defence battalion surrounded the Belarusian village Diatłowo and demanded the Jews to leave their houses. The victims were then stretched out face down on the main town square...

April 29 and August 10, 1942 Diatłowo 1500 part of the Holocaust
Khatyn massacre
Khatyn massacre
Khatyn, Chatyń was a village in Belarus, in Lahojsk district, Minsk Voblast. On March 22, 1943, the population of the village was massacred during World War II by the 118th Schutzmannschaft battalion, formed in July 1942 in Kiev, mostly from Ukrainian collaborators, prisoners of war and...

March 22, 1943 Khatyn 149
2011 Minsk Metro bombing
2011 Minsk Metro bombing
The 2011 Minsk Metro bombing occurred on 11 April 2011 when at least 15 people were killed and more than two hundred were injured in an explosion on the Minsk Metro, Belarus. The explosion happened at the central Oktyabrskaya station at 17:55 local time....

April 11, 2011 Minsk
- Ecological situation :The ecological situation is monitored by Republican Center of Radioactive and Environmental Control .During 2003–2008 the overall weight of contaminants increased from 186,000 to 247,400 tons. The change of gas as industrial fuel to mazut for financial reasons has worsened...

15 204 injured
Naliboki massacre
Naliboki massacre
The Naliboki massacre was the mass killing of about 128 Poles by Soviet partisans at the village of Naliboki in Nazi-occupied Poland on May 8, 1943....

May 8, 1943 Naliboki
Naliboki is a village in western Belarus, Minsk Voblast.From 1386 to 1795 and 1918-1939 the village was located in Poland. During the times of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth it belonged to the family of the Radziwiłł magnates...

Pinsk massacre
Pinsk massacre
The Pinsk massacre was the murder of thirty-five Jewish residents of Pinsk taken as hostages by the Polish Army after it captured the city in April 1919, during the opening phases of the Polish-Soviet War. The local Jews were arrested while holding a meeting...

April 5, 1919 Pinsk
Pinsk , a town in Belarus, in the Polesia region, traversed by the river Pripyat, at the confluence of the Strumen and Pina rivers. The region was known as the Marsh of Pinsk. It is a fertile agricultural center. It lies south-west of Minsk. The population is about 130,000...

Sluzk Affair
Sluzk Affair
The Sluzk Affair refers to the massacre of thousands of Jews and others that occurred in Slutsk, Belarus in the Soviet Union, in October 1941, near the city of Minsk while under German occupation during World War II. The perpetrators were a combination of Gestapo special forces and Lithuanian...

October 1941 Slutsk
Slutsk is a town in Belarus, located on the Sluch River south of Minsk. As of 2010 its population is of 61,400).-Geography:The town is situated in the south-west of its Voblast, not too far from from the city of Soligorsk.-History:...

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