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Mahomed Barkat
Attack information
Date 1937
Location(s) Lahore, British Raj
Target(s) Family
Killed 8
Weapon(s) Hatchet

Mahomed Barkat was an Indian who killed eight of his relatives in a village near Lahore, British Raj in 1937.

Barkat was thrown out of the family home by his stepmother after the death of his father, and afterwards lived with his step-brother for a while, but eventually was ordered to leave there, too. Infuriated he armed himself with a hatchet, and during the night went from house to house, killing his relatives in their sleep.[1]

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