EGYPT: Shots and Repercussions

The Crime. Across the main street leading up to the Kas Durelain in Cairo, Egypt's capital, a street car passed. An automobile flying a small Union Jack drew up: it was the car of Major General Sir Lee Oliver Fitzmaurice Stack, Governor General of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan and Sirdar (British Commander-in-Chief) of the Egyptian Army.

The next minute, seven Egyptian students wearing effendi dress drew their revolvers and riddled the car with bullets. Sir Lee Stack fell to the bottom of the automobile mortally wounded; he had been hit...

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