Events of 1268/October 1851–October 1852
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[212c] Because the Tukhi and Hutaki people living around Qalat along the Qandahar-Ghaznin road were a constant source of trouble and unseemly behavior and continually plagued merchants and travelers, they had effectively succeeded in closing the route to caravans, despite the fact that it was a heavily used road. As a result, merchants sent a petition to the Amir-i Kabir and asked him to reopen and th…

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“Events of 1268/October 1851–October 1852”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 19 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219

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