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Raid of Wahabis Annihilates Whole Tribe

December 27, 1928
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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Great anxiety for the security of the frontiers is felt in Transjordania today, as the Wahabis have renewed their warfare on the Transjordanian tribes.

All men of the tribe Atie, camping in the Sarhan Valley, were slaughtered and the cattle taken away in an attack of the Wahabis. In an attempt at revenge, the neighboring tribe, En Ad, started pursuit of the attacking Wahabis. The militant tribe, including its leader, the sheik, was annihilated.

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