1903.05.26_The New York Times – 150 Macedonians killed

VIENNA, May 25.—About 150 Macedonian Insurgents were killed at the village of Smerdesh, south of the Lake of Presba, (which is southwest of Monastlr.) du May 21» according to a distpatch to the Neue FreJe Presse from Salonika.
The Insurgents, who had possession * of quantities of dynamite, sought refuge in the village and were attacked by Turkish troops. The fighting lasted for thirty hours, and, ultimately, all the houses were burned or blown up by dynamite by the Tutks. , л
One hundred and fifty bodies were found In the ruins.
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