His Highness Shah Zaman Marches to the Punjab and the End of Prince Humayun at the Hands of Muhammad Khan Baluch
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[49c] Because Shah Zaman had been tied down by the Prince Humayun affair and other problems mentioned above, the Sikhs in Lahore lit the flames of insurrection. In 1210/1795–96 the shah left Kabul to deal with them. He crossed the Attock River at the ford and entered Hasan Abdal [50] and the region of Rahtas where he spent a few days hunting and relaxing. He ordered Ahmad Khan, shahinji-bashi and a member of the Barakzaʾi, and Bahadur Khan Muhammadzaʾi to occupy the mesopotamian district between the Jhelum and Chinab Rivers with 7,000 horsemen.

Meantime, Prince Humayun, worried about t…

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“His Highness Shah Zaman Marches to the Punjab and the End of Prince Humayun at the Hands of Muhammad Khan Baluch”, 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_000050>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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