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EXPLOSIONS AT HAMONT

TWO AMMUNITION TRAINS

BLOWN UP.

JABSTiIALIAN-NBH' ZEALAND CABLB ABSOCIATIOH.) AMSTERDAM, 22nd November.

Two' German ammunition trains exploded at Hamont, owing to "a, children's bonfire, and caused eight hundred casualties. '

A series of explosions occurred at midnight. Finally a wagon-load of grenades blew up. Many houses collapsed, and the inhabitants * were buried. Tho explosion was of such violence that fragments of grenades fell on the Dutch side of the frontier. The neighbourhood of the staftion resembled a sea of fire. Three hospital trains were set alight, and a number of German wounded perished.

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Evening Post, Evening Post, Volume XCVI, Issue 127, 25 November 1918

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EXPLOSIONS AT HAMONT Evening Post, Volume XCVI, Issue 127, 25 November 1918

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