The Sydney Morning Herald, 22 januari 1896
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Turkey and Armenia



LONDON, Jan. 19.

Details have been received of another horrible massacre of Armenians.

One hundred Armenians, who had been wounded while fighting with the Turks of Orfah, a vilayet of Aleppo, were thrown into a well. When helpless in the well they were drenched with petroleum, set on fire, and burned to death.

Jan. 20,

News has been received of further atrocities on the part of the Turks in Armenia.

The native pastors at Marash of the Anglican and other churches were seized and tortured and then killed. When their bodies were discovered it was found that they had been flayed.