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Events of Zihijjah 1326 A.H. / 25 December 1908–22 January 1909 A.D.
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[1218c] During these events, Shayr Muhammad, an hawalahdar, whose fanatical anger and hostility towards Shiʿites was manifested in his harassing and persecuting the family of Mir Jaʿfar Khan, /3:371/ a Sistani settler, as noted above,1 was determined to terrorize the Shiʿis of Sistan. On the night of Tuesday, the fifth of Zihijjah/29 December 1908, with 200 kadkhudas and other…

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“Events of Zihijjah 1326 A.H. / 25 December 1908–22 January 1909 A.D.”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 12 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000421>
First published online: 2016



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