SPAIN: Siege of Tifaruin

Spanish troops in Morocco defeated the Moors in another episode of the spasmodic Moroccan War (TIME, Aug. 20, Aug. 27).

Abd-el-Krim, Chief of the Riffian tribesmen, with the aid of the Kabyles and Beni Said tribes besieged the Spanish Garrison at Tifaruin. Two relief columns, comprising in all 22,000 men, were despatched from Melilla. On arrival at Tifaruin the Spanish commanders found the Moroccan tribes holding fortified positions around the garrison. The two columns separated, one made a surprise attack from the rear, the other attacked from the front. After bloody fighting the Moors...

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