6,000 Armenians Killed -nyt19150518

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May 18, 1915

Turkish and Kurdish Atrocities at Van Rival Those of 1895

London -- Six thousand Armenians have been massacred at Van, in Armenia, according to a dispatch received in official quarters in London today from the Russian consul at Urumiah, Persia.

This message is dated May 15. It adds that the Armenians are defending themselves to the utmost against them, but that help is urgently needed.

Thanks to CSUN ASA for digitizing this article.