Delhi Sultanate

Mongols destroy Lahore
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1241 Dec 30

Mongols destroy Lahore

Lahore, Pakistan
The Mongol army advanced and in 1241, the ancient city of Lahore was invaded by 30,000-man cavalry. The Mongols defeated the Lahore governor Malik Ikhtyaruddin Qaraqash, massacred the entire population and the city was leveled to the ground. There are no buildings or monuments in Lahore that predates the Mongol destruction.

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