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THE ENTRY INTO CABUL.

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THE ENTRY INTO CABUL. The Standard of Monday morning published the following from their Special Correspondent :— CHABASIAB (Through Dakka), Oat 6,10.0 p.m. Early this morning a cavalry reconnaissance discovered that the enemy were posted in great force in a very strong position on the hills four miles from Cabul. General Baker's Brigade was ordered to carry the posi- tion. Baker himself, with the main body of his troops, moved round so as to develope a strong left flank attack, while a portion of the 92nd Highlanders and 23rd Pioneers, under Major White, supported by a field battery, moved forward in direct attack of the position. The artillery fire was admirable, and greatly aided our advance. The Highlanders climbed a high hill in front of the enemy's position, and drove them oil the crest in gallant style then, pursuing them hotly, crowned a second crest. The enemy opposed a most obstinate resistance to Baker's flanking column, fighting behind their strong po»lttona with great determination. The Afghans at last fell back through the gorge, and as they did so the cavalry dashed forward and pressed them back. The enemy, however, were still full of fliht and fired heavily upon them. Retiring from the gorge the Afghans took up a strong position in a fortified village on the plain beyond. It was now nightfall, and Baker's troops were ordered to hold the position. Part of the troops bivouacked on the heights they had won for the night; the rest returned to camp. Oar losses are at present unknown, but the 72ad High- landers, in the left attack, have suffered heavily. We have taken sixteen guns, four Armstrongs, and twelve mountain guns. We march on Cabul at 5.0 a.m. to morrow.

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