§ MR. LABOUCHERE (Northampton)
I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether any estimate has been received of the Dervishes killed and wounded at the battle of Omdurman, and of the number wounded at that battle whose wounds were subsequently treated by the British and Egyptian medical staff in the hospitals of Omdurman?
§ MR. BRODRICK
According to a telegram from the Sirdar, dated Omdurman, September 5th, officers who counted bodies on the field reported total of dead at 10,600, and it was estimated that about 16,000 were wounded. Besides the above, between (300 and 400 men were killed in Omdurman when the town was taken. No return has been made to us of the numbers treated in hospital.