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Special.) London, undated. General Gough marched to Gundamak, attempting to occupy Jagdalak Pass. The hostile tribes, ,in overwhelming strength, checked his advance and seriously imperilled the force of General Migent. A strong detachment is advancing by forced marches to the relief., In- response to an appeal by the Viceroy, Lord Napier of Magdala has been summoned from England. He will probably be entrusted to conduct the Afghan war. The* Nihilists attempted to assassinate the Governor of Moscow, but he is uninjured. Calcutta, Dec. 19. Notwithstanding the open hostility of the tribes preventing, the marching of the troops previously, General Gough started from Gandamak for Oalml on Nov. 17. He encountered no opposition, and marched all day. He telegraped on the 18th that he had met with no serious opposition. Norman, with a strong force, is co-operating with Gough in maintaining communication.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 38, 23 December 1879
LATEST FROM EUROPE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 38, 23 December 1879
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