Sardar Dust Muhammad Khan Sends an Army to Peshawar Under the Command of His Brother and Sons
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[125cc] In 1253/April 1837–March 1838, Sardar Dust Muhammad Khan answered Hari Singh’s letter and declared war on him. He sent a large force from Kabul towards Peshawar under Sardar Muhammad Afzal Khan and Muhammad Akbar Khan, his sons, and Nawwab ʿAbd al-Jabbar Khan, his brother. For his part, Hari Singh, after reading Dust Muhammad’s declaration of war, set out from Peshawar for Kabul to do battle. At the moment he made camp at Jamrud, one manzil from Peshawar, Sardar Muhammad Afzal Khan with his brother, uncle, and army camped at Lawarak in the Khyber Valley. [126]

Meantime, Hajji Khan…

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“Sardar Dust Muhammad Khan Sends an Army to Peshawar Under the Command of His Brother and Sons”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 18 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000135>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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