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A Police Party Ambushed,

Several Killed in a Fight. Capetown, Feb 10 A revolt of a band of Zulus has just began in Natal. Tbe natives, who are those liring near the town of Richmond, lately announced that they would not pay the pall tax impoied on tbero. Two of tbe natives were then arrested. But a band of forty of the Zulus, who were armed, next ambushed a party of the Natal Mounted Police. The ring' leader of the natives contemptuously ■trnck Inspector Hunt, hrad of the troops, in tbe face with the flit of his assegai. Hunt at once shot his assailant de»J. Then ananed a melee. In it the in spector and a trooper were killed. The natives ultimately compelled the troops to retire. One trooper had to ride for miles with an arsegai in bis back. Martial law has now been proclaimed. ' A force of carbineers and artillery is beiog mobilised, and tbe volunteers have been summoned. The Txansvaal authorities are guarding the borders of Swaziland, owing to the Richmond outbreak:

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A Police Party Ambushed, West Coast Times, Issue 13742, 12 February 1906

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