Sardars Shayrdil Khan, Kuhandil Khan, and Purdil Khan Take Over Qandahar
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[102c] The details are as follows: after the blinding of their brother, the wazir (Fath Khan), these sardars had made their headquarters at Nad ʿAli and vowed to exact revenge for the loss of his eyesight. They stayed at Nad ʿAli waiting for the right moment which came when Shah Mahmud left his deputy, Gul Muhammad Khan Fufalzaʾi, to govern and guard Qandahar and left for Kabul with Prince Kamran. The sardars, with other members of the Barakzai clan, then immediately marched against Qandahar. G…

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“Sardars Shayrdil Khan, Kuhandil Khan, and Purdil Khan Take Over Qandahar”, 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_000111>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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