Erzerum Fanatics Slay Christians -nyt19141129

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ERZERUM FANATICS SLAY CHRISTIANS



Holy war Proclamation followed by Destruction of
Armenians' Buildings

SEVERE FIGHT IN CAUCASUS


Izzet Pasha , with 76,000 Troops, Reported to be Marching on Suez Canal--Enver Starts for Egypt.


November 29, 1914

PETROGRAD. Nov 28---A telegram received here from Odessa describes an outbreak of fanatical rioting in Erzrum. Dispatches reaching Odessa from this Turkich city say that, following the posting of a proclamation calling the Mohammedans to a holy war , all the Armenian clubs, churches, and schools were demolished by a mob. Four Armenians, including one woman, were killed in the streets.



A hard copy of this article or hundreds of others from the time of the Armenian Genocide can be found in The Armenian Genocide: News Accounts From The American Press: 1915-1922