Prince Mahmud and Fath Khan March on Afghanistan from Iran
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[61c] Earlier, Fath Khan, fearing for his own life after his father’s murder, went to Prince Mahmud in Iran and proposed a plan for the prince to take Qandahar. Now, Fath Khan got word that His Highness Shah Zaman had returned to Kabul, intending to campaign in the Punjab, and he calculated that staying in Iran would make it impossible to avenge his father’s death. So, with Prince Mahmud, he set out for Qandahar on the route through Sistan. When they arrived near Qandahar, the governor, Mihr ʿA…

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“Prince Mahmud and Fath Khan March on Afghanistan from Iran”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 23 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000062>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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