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THE SIEGE OF SUAKIM.

' (Pbr Pbess Association,) London, December S. The Tories ate very indignant at thi action of Lord Randolph Churchill ir connection with his motion protesting against the Soudan campaign, anc accuse him of attempting to spring i mine on the Government. Suakim is short of water, whicfc present* a difficulty m the way of its occupation by any large bodies ol British troops. (deceived December 7, 12.25 p oa.) London, December 6 Several London papers assert that the condition of Suakim and its unsuitability as a post for European soldiers have arroused an inclination m Government to abandon the place till the power of the Mahdi has become I threatening enough to compel strong measures against the dervishes. They urge Government either to abandon the town altogether or concert measures for the purpose of effectually crushing once and for all the forces which have so long been threatening Suakim,

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THE SIEGE OF SUAKIM., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2007, 7 December 1888

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THE SIEGE OF SUAKIM. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2007, 7 December 1888

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