The Sydney Morning Herald, 6 november 1895
Bron: National Library of Australia

Turkey and Armenia

PLOT AGAINST THE SULTAN.

PROTECTION OF THE BRITISH FLEET ASKED

FURTHER OUTRAGES IN ARMENIA

THE ARMENIANS APPEALING TO RUSSIA


LONDON, Nov. 4.

The outrages have been renewed at Erzeroum, in Turkish Armenia. Fifty persons have been killed.

The Armenians have attacked a mosque at Diarbekar, in Asia Minor. Serious fighting has occurred, and many persons have been killed.

The North German Lloyd Shipping Company has received information confirming the reported drowning of the leading members of the Young Turkish party who endeavoured to incite the military to revolt. Three lighterloads of persons were towed out to sea by a steam-launch, and the offenders were thrown overboard.

Nov. 5.

In the attack by Armenians upon a mosque at Diarbekar 200 persons were killed.

It is reported that the Sultan of Turkey has asked for the protection of the British fleet in the suppression of the plot organised by the Young Turkish party against the life of the Sultan.

The Vienna correspondent of the Daily Telegraph states that the Armenians have appealed to Russia for assistance in the struggle against the Turks.

Later.

The run on the Ottoman Bank in Constantinople continues. The bank has plenty of gold.

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