Kabul uprising

Battle of KandaharOn 3 September 1879, the British envoy in Kabul, Sir Louis Cavagnari, and his guards were killed in an uprising by Afghan soldiers and local residents. Image: Battle of Kandahar, 1880, by W. Skeoch Cumming. This image is in the public domain in the United States because its copyright has expired.


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