“C.I. Gray shot in both arms… 7 constables killed”: 7.55pm

Wire from CI Dundalk, Handed in Dundalk Jn 7.55pm. Arrived 8.58pm.

Deeply regret to report that telephone has just reached me from the Head Constable, Navan, stating that CI Gray and party of police at Ashbourne were surrounded by rebels. CI Gray shot in both arms. DI Smith Killed. Sergt Shanahan killed. 7 constables killed. 14 wounded. Arms taken from wounded me by enemy. Men are straggling back. No other news in this County.

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