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Afghanistan had kept its word during the Great War of 1914-1918, but then the chain of events inside Afghanistan necessitated the launching of a Jihad by Kabul, which it did in summer of 1919 with great dexterity and achieved stunning results in the Waziristan sector.Amir Amanullah broke his relations with British India because it had delayed in accepting his kinship and more so politically to have public support.

Recruited mostly from the Chitral and Kalash Valleys areas along the western borders and led by officers from the Pakistan Army.The retreating scouts were also harnessed and together these three companies put up a courageous fight on the Galapach position and reoccupied it.Afghan strength at Arandu was estimated to be over 600 supported by four artillery guns and a large tribal lashkar.Pay and allowances of the Scouts were shared by the Political Agent and the Mehtar of Chitral Shuja ul-Mulk, who was also installed as the Honorary Commandant.On raising, the initial batch of Scouts mostly from Upper Chitral were given extensive training-in-drill for which the drill instructors from the regular British Army unit stationed at Chitral were borrowed.

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