HC Deb 28 February 1905 vol 141 cc1467-8

To ask the Secretary of State for War what is the military force at present in Somaliland, and whether he has any information to the effect that the Mullah is again active in the neighbourhood of Obbia.

(Answered by Mr. Secretary Arnold-Forster.) The troops quartered in the Protectorate are:—

Companies. Fighting men.
33rd Punjab Infantry. 8 750
6th King"s African Rifles 5 500
Total 13 1,250
The reply to the last paragraph is in the negative.