June 1 2001 – The Royal Family of Nepal Is Massacred

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June 1 2001 – The Royal Family of Nepal Is MassacredRate this post On June 1, 2001, the Crown Prince Dipendra of Nepal sent the country into shock and sorrow as he went on to massacre the king, queen and several other members of the royal family, before turning the gun on himself. 29-year-old Crown Prince Dipendra killed Nepalese King Birendra and Queen Aiswarya, his 22-year-old brother, Prince Nirajan, and sister, 24-year-old Princess Shruti among other royals in the grounds of the Narayanhity Royal Palace. The Narayanhity Royal Palace in Kathmandu was the residence of the royal family at the time. The prince’s action was attributed to a conflict with […]