The Sydney Morning Herald, 5 oktober 1895
Bron: National Library of Australia

Turkey and Armenia

THE ARMENIAN RIOTS

MAHOMEDAN FANATICISM

A TURKISH MINISTER DISMISSED


LONDON, Oct. 3.

The riots which took place in Constantinople on the occasion of the Armenian outbreak yesterday were renewed to-day.

The populace, including a large number of Turkish students, attacked the Armenians with bludgeons.

Fifty Armenians were killed, and many others were badly injured.

Later

It is believed that the action of the Armenians in Constantinople yesterday formed part of an intended rising, and had been planned six months previously.

It is feared that the Mahomedan fanatics will attack the Europeans, as the Turkish police are unable to control a section of the Mahomedan population.

The Armenians are taking refuge in the churches.

Said Pasha, the Turkish Minister for Foreign Affairs, has been dismissed, and will be succeeded by Kiamil Pasha.

Kiamil Pasha is regarded as one of the best informed of Turkish statesmen, is in touch with European feeling, and is friendly to England.

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