The Shah (Shujaʿ) Occupies Qandahar but Again Loses It
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[80c] As Shah Shujaʿ approached Qandahar, Prince Ayyub, son of His (late) Highness Timur Shah, who held the city in the name of Shah Mahmud, came out and attacked the shah. He was accompanied by Nawwab Asad Khan, his deputy, and Prince Muhammad Yunus Khan, son of Shah Zaman. In the midst of the fighting, Prince Muhammad Yunus defected from Prince Ayyub to Shah Shujaʿ. In addition, some of the leading amirs—Shah Pasand Khan Ishaqzaʾi, Gulistan Khan (Achakzaʾi), and Bustan Khan Achakzaʾi, all thr…

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“The Shah (Shujaʿ) Occupies Qandahar but Again Loses It”, 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_000085>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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