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GROUND REGAINED AND LINE RESTORED AT GIVENCHY. —- LOCAL FIGHTING. I The following reports from Sir Douglad Haig have been issued by the Press Bureau: Saturday, 11.40 a.m. A3 the result of a successful minor enter- prise carried out by us yeeterdny south of the Scarpe Hirer we ca ptured a few pri- soners, nine machine-guns, and a trench- morter. Early in the night the enemy launched a counter-attack in this locality and was re- jHilsed. During the night a successful counter- attack by the First Division threw the enemv out of points in our advanced de- fences around Givenchy and Festubert gained by him on the 18th inst. at the cost of heavy losses. All objectives were gained, and the position hero re-established. Local attacks made against our positions sooth-cast of Robecq led to sharp fighting, at the end of which the enemy was driven Tiack. Beyond artillery activity on both sides at different points along our Front there ia nothing farther to report. Saturday, 7.50 p.m. Successful minor enterprises were carried out by us this morning south of Hebuterne and- south of the. Scarpe River. We ad- vanced onr line slightly and captured thirty- seen prisoners and three machine-guns. Hastil-e artillery has been active in the neighbourhood of Avette and south of the La Bass £ o Canal. There is nothing further to report from the British Front. GUNS ON THE SOMME. Sunday, 10.9 a.m. A hostile attack during the night upon one of our potts south of the Scarpe River waa repulsed after some fighting. An attempt made by the enemy to ad- vance north-east of Y pres was stopped by our artillery. We carried out a successful local opera- tion iast night in the neighbourhood of Bobetaq, in which a number of the enemy were killed and a few prisoners and machine- guns captured by our troops. Hostile artillery was active yesterday afternoon and last night in the Somme md An sections, and in the neighbourhood of La "Bassee Canal. LOCAL FIGHTING. Sunday, 7.40 p.m. Local Cgbting has taken ptaco to our ad- vantage this morning in tho neighbourhood of Robecq. where the enemy's troops have been successfully ejected from seme of their advanced posts, Hostile artillery haa shown considerable activity in this area. Art from artillery activity on both sides in different sectors the dav has passed com- paratively quietly en ojtficr part-i of tha British Front. SOMME POSITIONS SHELLED. Monday, 10.7 a.m. Early in the night a strong local attiel- accompanied by heavy shelling I was made by the o enemy against our positions in the neighbourhood of Mesnil (north of Albert). After sharp lighting, in the course of which the enemy succeed in capturing one of our advanced posts, the attack was repulsed. We improved our positions slightly during the night in the Villers-Bretonneux, Albert, and Robecq sectors. A number of successful raids were carried out by ns at different points south and north of Lens, resulting iu the capture of prisoners and machine-guns. There has been considera ble artillery sctivity on both sides on different sectors of the British Front. The enemy's shelling has been directed chiefly against our positions astride the Somnw and the Ancre rivers, in the Lens sector, in the neighbourhood of Festubert, and in the Foret de Nieppe. ENEMY RAIDS REPULSED. Monday, 7.25 p.m. Hostile raids attempted early this morn- ing south of the Somme in the neighbour- hood of Ilair.,el and south of the La, Bassee Canal opposite Cambrin were repulsed. North-west of Festubert, under cover ol the bombardment reported this morning, the enemy succeeded in capturing an. advanced post which has already changed hands several timps during the recent fighting. As the result of another successful minor operation carried out by us in the Robeoq sector we advanced our line slightly and captured sixtv-oight prisoners. Bodies cf ho^tilo infantry assembling in this neighbourhood were engaged by our artillery.

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