Turks Massacre Armenians Of Ismid -nyt19150903

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TURKS MASSACRE ARMENIANS OF ISMID



September 3, 1915

London, Sept. 3- A dispatch to the Exchange Telegram Company from Athens says:

"Travelers arriving from Constantinople announce that on Friday last Turks burned the town of Ismid and massacred a large number of the Armenian inhabitants."

Ismid lies at the head of the Gulf of Ismid in Asia Minor, about fifty-six miles southeast of Constantinople. It has been the residence of both Greek and Armenian Archbishops. Its population is about 25,000.


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