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THE SOUDAN WAR

REINFORCEEENT OF OSMAN DIGNA. (P«E PRESS ASSOCIATION.) Suakim, December- 29. Osman Digna has been . reinforced from Tokur, and now has a thousand men near Handoub, with five guns. It is reported that Osman Digna wishes to surrender, and that he had actually sent his harem toward! Suakim when the dervishes interbred, and forcibly prevented him from carrying out bis intentions. The rebels are reported to be abducting women. •■■•>•'""" (Received January ~4, 11 20 p. to ) Zanzibar, January 3. The Arabs made a determined attack on Dar Es Salam, one of the starting places of caravans for the interior and the Great Lake. After heavy fighting, which lasted some hours, they frtre repulsed. Many of the crews of the German squadron now operating on this coast are suffering severely from fever.

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THE SOUDAN WAR, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2028, 4 January 1889

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THE SOUDAN WAR Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2028, 4 January 1889

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