Second raid on Banu Thalabah

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Second raid on Banu Thalabah
DateAugust 627AD in 4th month, 6AH
Result Banu Thalabah tribe flees[1]
Commanders and leaders
Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrah Unknown
40 Unknown
Casualties and losses
None.[1][2][3] 1 captured

The Second raid on Banu Thalabah took place in August, 627AD in 4th month of, 6AH of the Islamic calendar, under the leadership of Abu Ubaidah[2]

The First Raid on Banu Thalabah was a failure, and many of Muhammad's companions were ambushed and killed. When Muhammad, learned of this incident, he immediately dispatched an army of 40 soldiers under the leadership of Abu Ubaidah bin al-Jarrah in retaliation for the killings of his companions. This army arrived there in Dhu al-Qassah just before dawn. Immediately upon their arrival, they raided the inhabitants by surprise,but they quickly fled to the mountains. The Muslims took their cattle, clothes and captured one man. The captured man embraced Islam and Muhammad released him.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Mubarakpuri, Saifur Rahman Al (2005), The Sealed Nectar, Darussalam Publications, p. 205
  2. ^ a b 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
  3. ^ Tabari, Al (25 Sep 1990), The last years of the Prophet (translated by Isma’il Qurban Husayn), State University of New York Press