|Goharshad Mosque rebellion|
|Locals and merchants|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Casualties and losses|
| 2 officers, 18 soldiers killed;|
2 soldiers executed for disobedience, 1 committed suicide.
| 2000-5000, |
(128 dead, 200-300 wounded, 800 arrested according to a British report" )
|Total: 151 killed|
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