Sardar Purdil Khan Leads a Force to Avenge Sardar Sultan Muhammad Khan
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[109cc] When Sardar Purdil Khan learned of Sardar Dust Muhammad Khan’s seizure of Kabul and Sardar Sultan Muhammad Khan’s escape (to Peshawar), he left Qandahar with a force to fight Sardar Dust Muhammad Khan in Kabul, in accordance with the pact which Sardar Shayrdil Khan had had all the brothers agree to. When he learned of his approach, Sardar Dust Muhammad Khan left Kabul to intercept him. Just as he was leaving, cholera broke out in the city and gradually spread through his army. By the time he reached the man…

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“Sardar Purdil Khan Leads a Force to Avenge Sardar Sultan Muhammad Khan”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 24 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000120>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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