INDIA: Hurs Lose Pir

The unholy, free-loving, fierce-fighting Hurs of Sind, unlike most haters of the British in India, indulged their hate in murderous rampages. Their sadistic, lecherous chief, the pock-marked Pir of Pagaro, ruled them from a fortress town called the "Golden Kot." There, behind walls 60 feet high and twelve feet thick, the Pir indulged his perverted whims with palaces, harems, luxury baths, torture chambers, a gold-and-marble throne.

Last summer, the British put the Pir in stir and declared war on his Hurs. Planes, tanks, cannon and parachutists invaded the sands, jungles and marshes of Sind. The Hurs had hatchets and blunderbusses....

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