13 May Incident

13 May Incident Occurred in Malaysia on May 13, 1969

May 13, 1969 is the day when the “May 13 Incident” occurred in Malaysia.

This incident was a riot by “Malays” and “Overseas Chinese” that occurred in Malaysia on this day in 1969.

A lot of shootings and arson occurred due to the disagreement in politics, economy and language.

Eventually, it was a tragedy that killed and injured more than 600 people.

・References
https://tama.wtf/jp/society/today/13-may-incident
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