150 Macedonians killed


VIENNA, May 23 — About 330 Macedonian insurgents were killed at tho village of Smerdesh, south of the Lake of Prespa, (which is southwest of Monastir) on May 21, according to a distpatch to the Neue Freie Ргеsse 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 Turks.

One hundred and fifty bodies were found In the ruins.

The New York Times

Published: May 26, 1903

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