The word itself comes from the Latin "immolare", to sprinkle with meal, in reference to the ritual sprinkling of the heads of sacrificial victims with wine and fragments of MOLA SALSA
Accounts of self-inflicted death by fire are numerous and are found from antiquity to present times
Seventy-one per cent of these reported suicides occurred during the most recent decade, 1963 to 1972, with all cases of political self-incineration occurring during this period
IN INDIA:Self-immolation was tolerated in sati
(wife burning herself on husband's death pyre)also
Rajputs when defeated by muslim invaders did mass suicide at Rajastan's forts in 12th and 14 th century
was originally the voluntary death on a funeral pyre of the queens and royal womenfolk of defeated Rajput kingdoms. The term is extended to describe the occasional practice of mass suicide carried out in medieval times by Rajput women and men. This was usually done before or at the same time their husbands, brothers, fathers and sons rode out in a charge to meet their attackers and certain death. The upset caused by the knowledge that their women and younger children were dead, no doubt filled them with rage in this fight to the death called saka.
in Russia:During the Great schism of the Russian church in 1650's
A number of Buddhist monks immolated themselves in protest
1970's:- saw a lot of self immolation suicides all over the world for different political and social reasons
Suicide as a Weapon:-
The topic of suicide terrorism takes us right to the heart of the dilemmas of the 21st century. This type of attack has become the weapon of choice of ‘globalized terror’
(1)kamikaze air attacks by Japan in WW2
japanese suicide air plane WW2
Japanese suicide rocket planes
HMSvictorius burning after kamikaze plane attack
USS colombia under suicide attack by Japanese
Today, the most common suicide weapons are antipersonnel bombs carried by a single person. Such bombs are typically used to carry out terrorist attacks (suicide bombings are less common, although not unknown, in conventional warfare). suicide bombers strap explosives (often covered with nails, screws, or other items intended to act as fragments to their bodies or otherwise carry them into populated areas and detonate them.
The Tamil tigers of Srilanka invented and refined this method [LTTE]
AFTER THE BOMB EXPLODED
NOW SUICIDE TERRORISM BY JIHADI MUSLIMS
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