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SEKiOUS FIGHTING IN 1IL

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SEKiOUS FIGHTING IN 1IL -L GALLANT CONDUCT OF THE WELSH FUSILIERS. MAN DAL.VV THREATENED. f" TIMKS TKLEOKAM.i MANDALAY, JANCAKT 2. Within a radius of twenty miles from Mandalay it is estimated there are 10,000 armed rebe!s or dacoits. Alomyra. Prince LLY.IN;zei-I Mindonmin's snn, has 3,Oí]0 men in the Paleik district, to the South- East. The people in THE district. acknowledge him asXiny. Considerable bodies OF armed men ara assem- bled ill-io ie the X"rth-East and East. A geneml attack upon Mandalay is threatened, and there is reason to fear the movement might be supported itile t >y an em-'uie. in the town. General White has anticipate an attack bç- a series ot' weli-devised movements. With.so manv troops in the tieM, the garrison OF Mandalay i< re- duced to the ¡"èsr, hunt, consistent with safety, and some uneasiness is felt, as the people of the town are much excited. Major Williamsou, OF the Welsh Fusiliers, an officer or great promptitude and decision, com- manding :.t Mentyhe'ooo, tingling a s'.rong force in the neighbourhood, inarched to attack them on the night of Dec. 28th. At daylight on the 29th he I reached the viilag" ->I /•••»„<V, where :I body of insurgents, armed WIUI muskets, were found in v stockade in the village, our ot which they were driven, Ttiey ther fell back ,n t walled enclosure, and WERE reinforced. They held their N-»W positir.n with great obstinacy, and. it was FOUND necessary *O carry .the enclosure with the b1.onet The stormees were IT d by Lieutenants Beresf'ird and Nougb, of the Welsh Fusiliers. *L'IJ.- Burmese resisted, AND snme sixty were tilled. Our loss WAS Corpora! Coleman killed, three langerouslv wounded (one ot them, a private ince dead«, AND FOUR seriously wounded. These • ere all thti: wounded Europeans. We have received from the War Office copies of Lh i'ollowtn." [FROM HIK V'IC.- UOY OF INDIA, dated TUESDAY.] The FOLL.IWIN^ casualties occurred in action in Bur-.mh:—Lieutenant C'ockerarn, 23rd Madras MATIVE Infantry, killed, and Lieutenant Lye, 2nd fiattniion Hampshire Regiment. wounded, at Ongdey; Lance-Corporal John George Col MAIN ind Private Frederick Davy. 1st Battalion Roval Fusiliers, killed at Betiav,2711, December. Bernard reports that three Europeans (Walker, Joiogreedy. and Maber) have been kiiied by dacoits at PA'si*, 24- miles from Mandalay; another (GI""1;-1 is III i1 ctacoits' hands. Thev were RENAMING to ti.eir timber works, contrary t,) advice.

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