OFFICIAL NEWS. '
Mr Gerald Pcrolti; Italian Consul in this town is in ")ttjcea|pnf the following" oflicial cpmmu-nicatioais fTom tho Italian. Ambassador dnXMelbourne: — November 10th— Yesterday the 18th Regiment of Infantry and to-day the 11th Berca&licri made counter attacks and vcr\- effectively closed with the enemy in the entrenchments. They have driven back tho. Arabs from the east to the west. Art infantry .battalion advnacfd towards Zanzur without opposition. - On the centre Squadron Lodi made a rcconnoisancc towards Angara. Treacherous Arab attacks arc daily reported alonfisidkj " tho troops. Our navy made rccounoissancc towards the coast, discovering- and scattering several caravans' cscoitcd by the cuemv's troops.- We have destroyed the barracks close to Romli. At Bcng-asi, D-ernaj Tobruck, and Holms, all is well. We arc- studying 1 organisation and ' the public health service of the town of Tripoli. To-day the Turkish and Arab troops 1 "with their military attacked our left ,win'tr, and- were completely ■ driven back" with loss. - v / Tripoli, November 11th — Our King's birthday was solemnly celebrated. The chief- Arabs - expressed sentimental homage to our august sovereign. ' - Moncv was enlarg-cd to the poor lnosch-ee. • Tripoli, November- 12th — Yesterday two ploton Gianatieri wero attacked by Arabs and were driven back with seven wounded. Information is to. han<l that lour hundred Turks infantry arrived at Ainzara from Gairian. Turkish , troops ' arc >uo\v together closed' in Tripoli, with same field guns and • scarce of ammunition. • 'Tne Turks been noted also" near llbmssujita. . . At Horns aIL is well. Tripoli, November 32th — Ycstcrdiay morning the "rcgulaa* Turkish battalions attacked oar- south front- • and w,crc driven back leaving- behind 11 soldiers and one officer.. We -had two wounded. A further, attack in'tha. afternoon was again without any loss, j Tripoli, November 18th— Night and morning" calm. • ■ , . ■At .Beng-hasi, Dcrna and Tobruk we have landed fresh troops. ' .Tha situation is unchanged. Tlio destroyer 'Dardo explored the \v<ist "coast and "bombarded the Forona fortress.; ' . -r .* •
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OFFICIAL NEWS.', Grey River Argus, 25 November 1911
OFFICIAL NEWS.' Grey River Argus, 25 November 1911
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