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Expedition of Ukasha bin Al-Mihsan

Expedition of Ukasha bin Al-Mihsan
Date August, 627AD in 3rd month, 6AH
Location Ghamrah [1]
Result As follows:
  • Tribe members flee
  • 200 camels captured as booty [2]
Commanders and leaders
Ukasha bin Al-Mihsan Unknown
30 Unknown

The Expedition of Ukasha bin Al-Mihsan[1] was the 2nd raid on the Banu Assad bin Qhuzayma tribe, which took place in August, 627AD in 3rd month of, 6AH of the Islamic calendar.[1][3]

At the order of Muhammad, a platoon of 30 Muslim fighters led by Ukasha ibn al-Mihsan was despatched to a place called Al-Ghamir inhabited by Bani Asad in the year six Hijri. The enemy immediately fled leaving behind them 200 camels which were taken to Madinah.[4]

The 1st Raid on the Banu Asad bin Khuzaymah tribe took place 3 years earlier.[5][6]

See also


  1. ^ a b c Tabari, Al (25 Sep 1990), The last years of the Prophet (translated by Isma’il Qurban Husayn), State University of New York Press 
  2. ^ Mubarakpuri, Saifur Rahman Al (2005), The Sealed Nectar, Darussalam Publications, p. 205 
  3. ^ Hawarey, Dr. Mosab (2010). The Journey of Prophecy; Days of Peace and War (Arabic). Islamic Book Trust.  Note: Book contains a list of battles of Muhammad in Arabic, English translation available here
  4. ^ Mubarakpuri, Saifur Rahman Al (2005), The Sealed Nectar, Darussalam Publications, p. 205 
  5. ^ Mubarakpuri, Saifur Rahman Al (2005), The Sealed Nectar, Darussalam Publications, p. 205 
  6. ^ Muhammad Zafrulla Khan (October 2, 1980), Muhammad, seal of the prophets, Routledge & Kegan Paul Books, p. 153,  
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