Ahmad Shah’s Sixth Campaign to India to Extinguish the Flames of Turmoil
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1 [21] As a result of Prince Timur’s flight and the petition of the rajahs of Hind, Ahmad Shah was well-informed of the sedition and insurrection of the Marathas and he set out again for India in 1173/1759–1760, as fully prepared as possible. He fought a skirmish on the banks of the Attock River either with the subahdar of Lahore, Saba, or with his representative, Taptal. The Hindus were defeated, withdrew to Lahore, and there, seeing no hope of resistance, left for Delhi. Likewise, Adinah Beg’s…

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“Ahmad Shah’s Sixth Campaign to India to Extinguish the Flames of Turmoil”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 20 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000024>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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