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Jonestown Again?
 
The Cult Observer

Vol. 11 No. 2 1994

A blind, crippled leader of a doomsday cult organized a mass murder-suicide in which he and 52 followers died in northwestern Vietnam, official newspapers in Hanoi reported last October. The dead were all members of Vietnam’s Thai minority group.

Cult leader Ca Van Lieng, who had predicted an apocalyptic flood in the year 2000, told followers it was time for them to leave the world. Lieng had lost both eyes and arms in a dynamite accident. (From "53 Thais Die In Vietnam Cult Murder-Suicide," Associated Press in the San Francisco Chronicle, October 19, 1993, A14)

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