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THE INDIAN FRONTIER.

j [Pro, Pbkss, ABsodiAmojr.---<Coi?yEiGHTO - .Sli- ■ .-The Viceyoyfof india has reported- to thei'lmperfalGovernment that theGrak. zais.an4. Afridia in BaraValleywill "oppose tbeV Britrahlexpeditionl to : 6he Tirah ;Pass, ; Brigadier-general Briggs's division has sucbeeded in dislodging the'enemy from a 4)03t.; ■■ dominating - the - Ohagra Valley. Aj&iidßt heavy firing infantry-olimbed the >■-■ hillside, being jstipported;by a : battery* Tbs losses on ■ thai' Bmish "side Mazoz'ais'Hribesrnenj- replylftg ;i t6 Lieutenant-general stated l&at :>theirJkJOtiditiohsoor;f r ; ;peace included. tb* : Britishyeyicuatibn ;of the Saniana Ridge and the" Khyber" Pass.'

major bramley killed.

OALOUTTA^October: 19. General Lockhart's.expedition to Tirah met with.sever© resistance: in the: Ghagra Valley."",' • ■ ■•-■'..'.■ ■■■-'-'-. •'■-. "... * General Biggs's division engaged 8,000 tribesmen who were defending the valley. Major R. D. Jennings Bramley (of the Gordon Highlanders, who : distinguished himself in the Chitral relief expedition in 1895), and nine British privates were killed and fifty-three were.wounded. The enemy lost heavily. Two squadrons of the Ninth Bengal Lancers felLinto an ambuscade at Mamani. One subadhur and fourteen sowas were killed and seven were wounded.

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THE INDIAN FRONTIER., Evening Star, Issue 10449, 20 October 1897

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THE INDIAN FRONTIER. Evening Star, Issue 10449, 20 October 1897

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