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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
1 Jonestown 5,318 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
2 Mass murder 1,653 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
3 Shooting of the Romanov family 600 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
4 Zebra murders 355 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
5 Petrus Killings 188 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
6 Politicide 49 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
7 Asaba massacre 17 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks

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Mass murder is the act of murdering a large number of people, typically at the same time or over a relatively short period of time. Mass murder is also defined to be intentional and indiscriminate murder of large number of people by government agents. Examples are shooting of unarmed protestors, carpet bombing of cities, lobbying of grenades into prison cells, random execution of civilians." (see R. J. Rummel, Irving Louis Horowitz, Death by Government, Page 35, ISBN: 1560009276)

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