• emptiestplace@lemmy.ml
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      4 months ago

      Seems a bit intentional:

      General Cortés Vargas, who commanded the troops during the massacre, took responsibility for 47 casualties. In reality, the exact number of casualties has never been confirmed. Herrera Soto, co-author of a comprehensive and detailed study of the 1928 strike, has put together various estimates given by contemporaries and historians, ranging from 47 to as high as 2,000.[1] According to Congressman Jorge Eliécer Gaitán, the killed strikers were thrown into the sea.[1] Other sources claim that the bodies were buried in mass graves.[2]

    • Emerald@lemmy.world
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      4 months ago

      I can’t remember if I killed one person with my car yesterday or if it was 42 people