Sardar Shayrdil Khan Returns to Qandahar and Sardar ʿAta Muhammad Khan Dies
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[108c] After these assignments, Sardar Shayrdil Khan let it be known that he was going to return to Qandahar. The people of Kabul were delighted and believing they would be secure once he left, they refrained from doing what they had planned to do. In 1239/1823–24 Sardar Shayrdil Khan appointed his brother, Sardar Yar Muhammad Khan, to whom he had the closest attachment, governor of Kabul and then raised his banners for Qandahar. Soon afterwards, Sardar Yar Muhammad Khan received a letter from …

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“Sardar Shayrdil Khan Returns to Qandahar and Sardar ʿAta Muhammad Khan Dies”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 20 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000116>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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