Battle of Sekes Tash

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Battle of Sekes Tash
Part of the Kumul Rebellion
Date 1933
Location Sekes Tash, Xinjiang
Result Chinese Muslim victory
Taiwan Republic of China 36th Division (National Revolutionary Army) First East Turkestan Republic
Commanders and leaders
Taiwan Ma Zhancang Nur Ahmad Jan Bughra, Abdullah Bughra, Osman Ali (Kirghiz)
Several hundred Chinese muslim troops Several hundred Turkic muslim Uighur and Kirghiz fighters
Casualties and losses
light 200

The Battle of Sekes Tash (1933) was a minor battle in which Chinese Muslim troops under Gen. Ma Zhancang attacked and defeated Uighur and Kirghiz armies at Sekes Tesh.[1]


  1. ^ Andrew D. W. Forbes (1986). Warlords and Muslims in Chinese Central Asia: a political history of Republican Sinkiang 1911-1949. Cambridge, England: CUP Archive. p. 95. ISBN 0-521-25514-7. Retrieved 2010-06-28.