Seoul National University Hospital massacre

Deaths 700 to 900
Location Seoul, South Korea
Died Unknown
Date June 28, 1950; 71 years ago (1950-06-28)
Criminal penalty Unknown


Memorial of Seoul National University Hospital Massacre

The Seoul National University Hospital massacre (Korean서울대학교 부속병원 학살 사건; Hanja서울國立大學校附属病院虐殺事件) was a massacre of 700 to 900 doctors, nurses, inpatient civilians and wounded soldiers by the Korean People's Army (KPA) on 28 June 1950 at the Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul district of South Korea. During the First Battle of Seoul, the KPA wiped out one platoon which guarded Seoul National University Hospital on 28 June 1950. They massacred medical personnel, inpatients and wounded soldiers. The Korean People's Army shot or buried the people alive. The civilian victims alone numbered 900. According to South Korean Ministry of National Defense, the victims included 100 wounded South Korean soldiers.