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Italian Victims of Natives Found With Eyelids Stitched Open. Constant Attacks by Turks in Front of Tripoli, Derna, and Tabruk Are Kept Up.
The Washington Post (1877-1922) - Washington, D.C.
Author: Special Cable to The Washington Post.
Date: Nov 30, 1911
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Rome, Nov. 29. -- A party of officers, surgeons, and reporters who have been searching the places in Tripoli retaken by the Italians on November 26 found many bodies of Italian victims of the fighting of October 23, the day before the Italian massacre of Arabs. These bodies had been atrociously mutilated. Some of the victims had been crucified and their eyelids stitched so that they could not close them. Some had been buried to their arm pits, their hands lopped off and their eyes gouged out. The agonized faces of many of them suggest that they had endured awful torture before death came.

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