Shah Shujaʾ Sends Prince Haydar with Orders to Eliminate Nawwab ʿAbd al-Jabbar Khan
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[84c] A month after the shah entered Peshawar, by which time its affairs were for the most part well in hand, he sent Prince Haydar to the Derajat with ʿAta Muhammad Khan (Bamizaʾi) and 1,000 horsemen to expel Nawwab ʿAbd al-Jabbar Khan from Dera Ghazi Khan and to seize control of that district. When they neared Dera Ghazi Khan, ʿAbd al-Jabbar Khan came out to meet them with a force of foot and mounted soldiers and artillery. The two sides clashed, ʿAbd al-Jabbar Khan withdrew, and then attacke…

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“Shah Shujaʾ Sends Prince Haydar with Orders to Eliminate Nawwab ʿAbd al-Jabbar Khan”, 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_000091>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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