Battle of Ahmad Khel

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Battle of Ahmad Khel
Part of 2nd Afghan War 1878-80
Date: 19 April 1880
Location: Ahmad Khel, near Mushaki, Ghazni, Afghanistan
Presidency: Bengal
Co-ordinates: 33.2375°N 68.2111°E
Result: British victory
British & Indians Various Afghan tribes
Lt Gen Sir Donald Stewart Unknown tribal leaders
7,200 British & Indian troops 15,000 mounted & on foot
About 115 About 3,000
Ahmed Khel battle plan

British and Indian Regiments

External Links

2nd Afghan War 1878-80 British Empire website
The Battle of Ahmed Khel British
3rd Gurkha Rifles in action at Ahmad Khel British Empire website
Battle of Ahmad Khel Wikipedia

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