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FRANCE.

THE SOCIALISTS FOILED.

ALGERIA.

ROME.

TUSCANY.

GERMANY.

PRUSSIA.

HANOVER.

HUNGARY.

STORMING AND FALL OF MOOLTAN.

THE EXPLOSION.

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THE EXPLOSION. On the morning of the 30th the principal magazine in the fort blew up with a terrific explosioii-iiearly 800,000lbs. of powder are reported to have been stored in it—blowing a ■■ vast column of dust a thousand feet up into the air, pro- ducing a shock like that of an earthquake. For a short time the huge column of dust, which was thrown some 200 yards in height, rendered the Fort and the surrounding ob- jects invisible: there was consequently a brief pause in the firing; but as soon as the smoke and dust had cleared away the fire was resumed, as hotly as ever. The artilleryman who levelled the mortar that produced the explosion was at once presented by Gen. Whish with three gold mohurs, and an addi- tional sum of five gold mohurs was also given to the company he belonged to. It is said some of the Moolraj's family, with many other persons, were hurled into the air" at the time the magazine exploded; also that the Dewan himself re- ceived a wound. This last report, however, does not seem to have been true. Our guns were now directed to the sup- posed positions of Moolraj's remaining magazines, but without avail, as no further explosions took place. It be- came evident that great devastation had been caused by our incessant fire; as broken masses of masonry, heaps of brick work, and crumbling walls, could be seen by looking through a telescope, while the principal bastions appeared riddled by our 241b. shot.

THE KILLED AND WOUNDED.

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