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THE INDIAN FRONTIER.

[Pbb Prkss Association.--Cofymght.] " CALCUTTA, November 9. Further news received, from. the riorthwestern;frohtier states that, owing to the obstinacy of ; the Yakka Khelsj General Lockhart was compelled to destroy their villages.. A British convoy, while making its way through the Areanga Pass, fell into an ambuscade and was fired upon by tribesmen from only a few paces distant. Several men were killed. A stampede occurred amongst the mules. The troops in the darkness became separated, and fierce hand-to-hand encounters' ensued. Eventually support arrived, and the enemy retreated.

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THE INDIAN FRONTIER., Evening Star, Issue 10467, 10 November 1897

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THE INDIAN FRONTIER. Evening Star, Issue 10467, 10 November 1897

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