Battle of Ghazni (1148)

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Battle of Ghazni
Date 1148
Location Ghazni, Afghanistan
Result Ghurid victory
Ghurid Dynasty Ghaznavids
Commanders and leaders
Sayf al-Din Suri Bahram-Shah of Ghazna

The Battle of Ghazni was fought in 1148 between the Ghurid army of Sayf al-Din Suri and the army of the Ghaznavid Sultan Bahram-Shah of Ghazna. The Ghurid ruler defeated Bahram-Shah and took the city while Bahram-Shah fled to India.[1]

Bahram-Shah returned the next year and defeated and killed Sayf al-Din Suri and retaking Ghazni.[1]


  1. ^ a b Jaques 2007, p. 391