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Oskilko’s Assassin, a Christian, Commits Suicide when Caught

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The assassin of Vladimir Oskilko, leader of Ukranian pogrom bands and aid of Petlura, was arrested in Rovno, despatches received here state.

The arrested, a young Christian, when taken into custody on the charge of having murdered Oskilko, attempted to commit suicide by drinking poison. He was taken to the hospital in a dying condition.