His Highness Timur Shah Marches Against Multan and Punishes the Sikhs
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[38c] After the death of Ahmad Shah, the Sikhs rebelled and occupied the city of Multan and its surrounding districts. [39] Although His Highness Timur Shah was aware of this he had to ignore it because of more pressing domestic problems and he put off punishing them to a more opportune time. Then when he left Kabul to make his winter quarters in Peshawar he heard that 60,000 Sikhs had joined forces, crossed the Chinab and Rawi Rivers, and were on their way to occupy Dera (Dirah) Ismail Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan, and …

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“His Highness Timur Shah Marches Against Multan and Punishes the Sikhs”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 19 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000036>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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