HC Deb 23 July 1914 vol 65 c620

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether, at the present, time, there are any camel corps or Indian Regulars stationed at Burao; what is the strength of the friendlies supporting the Sheik of Burao; and whether the fort is at present menaced?

The SECRETARY of STATE for the COLONIES (Mr. Harcourt)

There are no Government troops at Burao, and I am not in possession of details regarding the strength of the friendlies in the neighbourhood. So far as I am aware the place is not at present menaced.