Expedition of Bashir Ibn Sa’d al-Ansari (Fadak)

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Expedition of Bashir Ibn Sa’d al-Ansari
Date December 628 AD, Shaban 7AH
Location Fadak
Result
  • Captured a lot of camels and cattle as booty
  • 29 muslims killed, Bashir injured[1][2][3]
Commanders and leaders
Bashir Ibn Sa’d al-Ansari Unknown
Strength
30 Entire tribe (unknown population)
Casualties and losses
29 killed[4][5] (Bashir wounded[6]) Many Killed (unknown number) [7][8]

First Expedition of Bashir Ibn Sa’d al-Ansari[9] to Fadak took place in Shaban, 7AH i.e. December 628 AD,3rd Month 7AH, of the Islamic Calendar.[10][11]

30 men with Bashir bin Sa‘d Al-Ansari as the commander, headed to Fadak to confront the Banu Murrah in Sha'aban. Bashir and his men killed a large number of the enemy and seized a lot of their camels and cattle, Bashir drove off the camels and flocks. On his way back, the enemy gathered up forces and overtook the Muslims at night. They showered Basheer and his men with arrows, and killed all the Muslims except Bashir.[12][13] Bashir managed to escape back to Muhammad.[14]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Thirty men with Basheer bin Sa‘d Al-Ansari headed for Bani Murrah", Witness-Pioneer.com
  2. ^ The sealed nectar, By S.R. Al-Mubarakpuri, Pg241
  3. ^ The life of Mahomet and history of Islam, Volume 4, By Sir William Muir, Pg 83 See bottom of page, notes section
  4. ^ "Thirty men with Basheer bin Sa‘d Al-Ansari headed for Bani Murrah", Witness-Pioneer.com
  5. ^ The sealed nectar, By S.R. Al-Mubarakpuri, Pg241
  6. ^ The life of Mahomet and history of Islam, Volume 4, By Sir William Muir, Pg 83 See bottom of page, notes section "3.Bashir was sent with 30 men against the B.Murra"
  7. ^ "Thirty men with Basheer bin Sa‘d Al-Ansari headed for Bani Murrah", Witness-Pioneer.com
  8. ^ The sealed nectar, By S.R. Al-Mubarakpuri, Pg241
  9. ^ Atlas of the Prophet's biography: places, nations, landmarks, By Shawqī Abū Khalīl, Pg205
  10. ^ Atlas of the Prophet's biography: places, nations, landmarks, By Shawqī Abū Khalīl, Pg205
  11. ^ List of Battles of Muhammad
  12. ^ "Thirty men with Basheer bin Sa‘d Al-Ansari headed for Bani Murrah", Witness-Pioneer.com
  13. ^ The sealed nectar, By S.R. Al-Mubarakpuri, Pg241
  14. ^ The life of Mahomet and history of Islam, Volume 4, By Sir William Muir, Pg 83 See bottom of page, notes section "3.Bashir was sent with 30 men against the B.Murra"