Why Nepal’s Prince Organized A Royal Massacre. Video documentary.

390095 05: The body of Queen Aishwarya of Nepal is carried to her funeral pyre June 2, 2001 at the Pashupati Nath Arya Ghat complex in Kathmandu, Nepal. Several royal funeral ceremonies were carried out in the evening, one day after the Nepal”s king and queen, along with other members of the royal family and servants were shot and killed in their palace. According to Hindu tradition, the dead are to be cremated before sundown of the day following their death. (Photo by Alyssa Banta/Getty Images)
388361 06: (FILE PHOTO) In this file photo dated April 26, 2001, Nepalese Crown Prince Dipendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, left, talks with Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito in Tokyo. Dipendra shot and killed his parents, Nepal”s King Birendra and Queen Aishwarya, and as many as nine other members of the royal family before turning the gun on himself at the royal palace in Kathmandu June 1, 2001 after a reported argument over Dipendra”s choice of a bride. (Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)

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