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EGYPTIAN RIOTS.

ALLENBY'S REPORT.

' (Received April 7, 12.30 p.m.) LONDON, April 6. General Allenby has given details of the murder of two British officers and five men aboard a train from Upper Egypt on March 17. Crowds collected, at every station and threw stones. Crowds rushed the train at Dierout, pulled down the enginedriver and entered a compartment, and killed two officer^. Several Natives remained aboard the train until it arrived at Dermoos, where another large crowd, armed with sticks, stones and knives,, attacked the train and killed the remainder of the British party. All the bodies were left aboard the train with the exception of one, which is still missing. Crowds at the subsequent stations raised shouts of joy on learning that the English had been killed. .

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EGYPTIAN RIOTS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9580, 7 April 1919

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EGYPTIAN RIOTS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9580, 7 April 1919

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