A ritual blood accusation against Jews of Nassilsk which threatened to lead to anti-Jewish disturbances was nipped in the bud here. Following the disappearance of a Christian girl, a Jewish tailor was accused by the mother of having killed her for ritual purposes.
The tailor was arrested and excitement reigned until the girl was found and the tailor released.
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