Prepositions after "massacre"

"massacre in" or "massacre by"?

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    In 49% of cases massacre in is used
    Two million Muslims massacred in Baghdad.
    But not massacre in sense of Tiananmen square.
    Te Kooti might be down with his hundreds of warriors; people might be massacred in their beds.
    The July 1995 massacre in Srebrenica was the worst on European soil since World War Two, in which Dutch U.
    An estimated 3 million people were massacred in Iraqi genocide and millions more lost life and habitats in Afghanistan and now in Pakistan.
    Why your senses of fairness go into deep comma when thousands of Muslims and their women and children are massacred in Kashmir, or Gujrat, or Bombay.

    In 34% of cases massacre by is used
    These Jews were crammed into ghettos, deprived of rights and property and massacred by elite killing squads.
    They were massacred by the thousands during the civil war and the ensuing reign of the Taliban, who are mostly ethnic Pashtuns.
    Despite his orders McMahon's army went on an orgy of killing and revenge, and over 20,000 were massacred by them before the commune rebellion was finally crushed.
    It is the manifest destiny of the people of the Ogaden and NFD to rule themselves and conduct their own affairs without being governed and massacred by Kikuyo and Highlanders.
    Civilians massacred by IPKF Jaffna Hospital: - Perhaps the worst atrocity committed by the IPKF was the massacre of 68 innocent civilians inside the Jaffna Teaching Hospital in Oct.

    In 11% of cases massacre at is used
    The shooting evoked memories of the 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton, also a Denver suburb.
    There are claims that 140 people, many of them protestors against the regime, were massacred at the prison when grenades were thrown into their cells while others were killed under torture.

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