The Insurrection of Prince Kamran, Son of the Imprisoned Shah Mahmud
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[72c] The details of this are as follows: Prince Kamran, who as noted above, was appointed governor of Farah—thanks to the patronage of Hajji Firuz al-Din, the governor of Herat—during the time Shah Shuja was in Peshawar, led an insurrection and marched against Qandahar. He was accompanied by Wazir Fath Khan, the men of the Barakzaʾi, and other Durranis. He joined battle with Prince Qaysar who had come out of the city to oppose him and defeated him. Prince Kamran then occupied Qandahar and made…

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“The Insurrection of Prince Kamran, Son of the Imprisoned Shah Mahmud”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 26 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000076>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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