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AFFAIRS AT SUAKIM.

Suakim. .November 23. Major-General Greenfield, "■.with" 2600 friendly blacks and a force of 1 6,000 Egyptians, will shortly assume an offensive attitude against Osman.Digna. None of the English troops will take { part m the sortie. The rebels are mustering m great force, and m Suakim the position is regarded as most critical London, November 24. Maj or-General Dormer considers that the strength of the Egyptian army should be raised to 16,000. They could then relieve Suakim, capture Handoub, Tamas and Toka, advance on Dongola, and pacify the Soudan.

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AFFAIRS AT SUAKIM., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1997, 26 November 1888

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AFFAIRS AT SUAKIM. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1997, 26 November 1888

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