A Fatal Explosion.
Reported Confession of a Captured Japanese,
Linievitch's Message a Fabrication, Received June 19. 8.30 a.m. London, June 18 Thirty-five Koreans, who were handling a stranded torpedo, were killed by its explosion. Official reports state that further outpost fighting occurred on Thursday and Friday. Linievitch. reports that a Japanese dragoon captured in the Hunho valley confessed that Japanese rice rations had been reduced and that provisions and cartridges were laokiag. The Czar and Czarina and their children are at Peterhof. The " Daily Telegraph's " Sb. Petersburg correspondent says that the alleged joint message sent by Linievitoh and the other generals begging a continuation of the war is a fabrication.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6599, 19 June 1905
A Fatal Explosion. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6599, 19 June 1905
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