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THE INDIAN FRONTIER TROUBLE.

[Per Press Association.—Copyright.] LONDON, November 1. Sir William Lockhart’s force captured the Arhanga Pass. Brigadier - general Westmacott’s column seized the villages • covering the pass, while the artillery destroyed the Sangars. The Gourkas managed the crest of the pass, .the enemy making a weak defence and then fleeing. The British force enter the Tirah Pass immediately. The tribesmen in Matsura Valley burnt their villages before retiring. The mullah Said Abkar fled to Jarbad. The Ameer of Afghanistan is endeavoring to effect the arrest of the Hadda mullah. CABUL, November 1. The Ameer, in a letter to the British Resident, states that the Afridis and Orakzais have asked him to submit an apology, and ascertain on what condition pardon will be granted. If punishment is ordered there will be no necessity to hold any parleying, as the tribesmen deserve every punishment. The Ameer says that if the Afridis take refuge in Afghanistan he will not permit them to interfere with British territory. CALCUTTA. November 1. The chief of the Maddakehl tribesmen and other important Mulieks are surrendering to Sir William Lockhart.

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THE INDIAN FRONTIER TROUBLE., Evening Star, Issue 10460, 2 November 1897

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THE INDIAN FRONTIER TROUBLE. Evening Star, Issue 10460, 2 November 1897

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