Ritual Murder Rumor Excites Buchara Populace
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Ritual Murder Rumor Excites Buchara Populace

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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

A ritual murder numor has called forth wide excitement among the population in the Tchardzhuya District, Buchara, states a report of the “Poltoratsk Iskra,” Russian paper.

The paper reports that the district was stirred by a rumor that a fourteen year old Christian boy was found dead nd nutilated in a Jewish house in Buchara. A mob, incited to frenzy by the tale, cearly killed a Jewsh girl who attempted to contradict the story.

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