Appalling Scenes at Odessa.
machine G-uns in the Streets. I Organised Incendiarism. Plot to Liberate 2.000 Prisoners, Received July 1, 8.50 a.m. St. Petersburg, June 30 ■'■' An explosion in a gas colliery at Makeyoffa in the Ekaterinoslav district killed 460. Appalling scenes have occurred at Odessa. Machine guns are freely used in the streets. A thousand incendiaries are busy with torches, petroleum, benzine, and bombs trying to fire the publio and private buildings. The conflagration extends a mile. Two regiments have reinforoed the garrison. . Nine ships were burnt. None of thajnf^ «were British. jr^ Socialists chiselled a hole in the \?*SU of the warders' quarters at Odossa Penitentiary and inserted three powerful fuse bombs, with the object of releasing 2,000 prisoners. The bonibj were discovered just in time to avert a d'saster.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6610, 1 July 1905
Appalling Scenes at Odessa. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6610, 1 July 1905
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