Soomra dynasty

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The Soomra dynasty (Sindhi: سومرن جو سلسله‎) was a dynasty that ruled in the Sindh region of present-day Pakistan from 1024 to 1351. Their first ruler, Al Khafif, was sent from Samarra, in modern-day Iraq, by the Abbasid Caliphate and took over Mansura after the last ruler of the Habbari dynasty died in 1010 AD.[1] Although the dynasty was given an Arab pedigree, it is considered to have been Rajput in nature.[2]

Notable Soomro[edit]

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  1. ^ History of Pakistan: Pakistan through ages Ahmad Hasan Dani, Sang-e Meel Publications, 2007, page 218
  2. ^ John Allan; Sir Wolseley Haig; Henry Dodwell (1964). The Cambridge shorter history of India. S. Chand. p. 96.