Indus Civilization ended due to Disease and violence
US discovered that violence, infectious disease and changes in climate were responsible for the collapse of Harappa around 400 years ago.
The Researchers at Appalachian State University, US discovered that violence, infectious disease and changes in climate were responsible for the end of Harappa, Indus Civilization around 4000 years ago.
The study focused on human skeletal remains discovered in the Harappa currently in Pakistan were not peaceful and egalitarian group so often proposed.
The study revealed that communities of Harappa, particularly marginalized communities faced more significant impacts than others from climate and socio-economic strains.
In southeast of the city a small pit contained the remains of men, women and children revealed the presence of violence at rate of 50 percent and 20 percent showed signs of presence of leprosy.