Editors. "Turkish troops massacre Bulgarians". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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After rebellion breaks out in Bulgaria, the inhabitants of Batak, who have laid down their arms in order to negotiate with the Ottoman forces, are massacred by Turkish troops.