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INDIAN UNREST.

OFFICIAL- REPORTS

(Official.)

LONDON, April 19. J The latest reports from the I'unjab state that two British officers were injured, a soldier killed, and the Treasury attacked at Kasu. At Amritsar on April 13 the mob defied a proclamation forbidding, meetings. Firing ensued, causing two hundred casualties. The disorderly elements in the rural areas are damaging Government property and looting trains. At Delhi, when the shops were reopening, a 'Mohammedan mob interfered and the police were obliged to fire, scattering the mob. Four police were injured. The city was afterwards quiet, and was patrolled by troops. On the north-west frontier on April 13 an attempt was made to close shops. In Peshawar a mass meeting was held, Hindus participating, at which a boycott of British goods was urged. No disturbances occurred. Calcutta is normal. The moderates have issued a manifesto condemning passive resistance and deploring recent •events.

Bombay 'ib quiet, but there is suppressed excitement among the Mohammedans. A meeting of the Ulema (wise men) will be held on April 25.

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INDIAN UNREST., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9594, 25 April 1919

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INDIAN UNREST. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9594, 25 April 1919

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