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Shah Shujaʿ Leaves Kabul for Jalalabad and is Killed
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[180c] At the moment when Prince Fath Jang pitched his tent at Dih-i Khudaydad, Sardar Muhammad ʿUsman Khan, the son of Nawwab ʿAbd al-Samad Khan, acting on the letter sent him by Sardar Sultan Muhammad Khan from Lahore which proposed the assassination of Shah Shujaʿ, [181] conferred with Shujaʿ al-Dawlah Khan, the son of Nawwab Muhammad Zaman Khan, and Shujaʿ al-Dawlah Khan took upon himself the responsibility for killing the shah. On Tuesday, the twenty-second of Safar 1258/4 April 1842, the shah left the Bala Hisar and accompanied by a…

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“Shah Shujaʿ Leaves Kabul for Jalalabad and is Killed”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 28 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000171>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219

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