Expedition of Zaid ibn Haritha (Wadi al-Qura)
|Expedition of Zaid ibn Haritha (Wadi al-Qura)|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Zayd ibn Harithah||Unknown|
|Casualties and losses|
Wadi al-Qura was an oasis, about 7 miles from Medina. Zaid set out with 12 men to survey this area and to monitor the movements of enemies of Muhammad.
However, the inhabitants in this area were unfriendly to Zaid. The people there attacked the Muslims, killed 9 of them, while the rest including Zaid bin Haritha managed to escape.
- Mubarakpuri, Saifur Rahman Al (2005), The Sealed Nectar, Darussalam Publications, p. 206 (online)
- Abū Khalīl, Shawqī (2003). Atlas of the Quran. Dar-us-Salam. p. 242. ISBN 978-9960-897-54-7.
- Hawarey, Dr. Mosab (2010). The Journey of Prophecy; Days of Peace and War (Arabic). Islamic Book Trust. ISBN 9789957051648.Note: Book contains a list of battles of Muhammad in Arabic, English translation available here