Warfare in March

Balad Bani Bu Ali 1821 Anglo-Arab Wars

To avenge Britain’s defeat in a rash attack against the Banu Bu Ali at Sur in November, a fresh expedition under General Lionel Smith was sent against the Arabs in northeast Oman. Battle at Balad Bani Bu Ali, southwest of Sur, saw costly losses on both sides before the Arabs were heavily defeated. Smith razed their fortress and more prominent prisoners were sent in captivity to India


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