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Second German attack on Messines Ridge heavily defeated on the front Wytschaete-Hollebeke; in the centre enemy push on from the Lys towards Bailleul, Armentières being evacuated, where Germans report capture of garrison of 3,000 men; British forced back at Estaires and Steenwerck, and behind the Lys, surrendering Merville, and give ground in the Ploegsteert region; in the south German attempt to force the Lawe, covering Béthune, heavily defeated; Germans claim 20,000 prisoners and over 200 guns in the northern battle to date. Turkish attacks near Ghoraniyeh bridge east of the Jordan and near Shechem road repulsed. One of General Northey‘s columns heavily engaged with the Germans north-east of Mozambique; severe enemy losses.