26 April 1910, “Dibra Mountains” rise against the Ottoman army

On April 26th, 1910, the villagers of Small Grika rose to defend Aziz Xheka, who was chased by the Ottoman army. The first spark that exploded in the village Gjurica, where he was fighting, and his villagers were turned into a great fire against the invaders. The nine mountains of Dibra rose against the Ottomans. Xheladin Manjani, one of the insurgents and warriors of those days, in his memoirs writes that “it was not point of protecting Aziz Xheka, but to prohibit the Turks