The Decline and Fall of The Zand Dynasty

- 43 - Chapter Three End of the Rule of the Zand Princes From the beginning of 1785, the internal regions of Persia were rife with chaos; the roads were totally unsafe and the war was ongoing since the death of Murad Khan Zand. Sheikh Nasser al-Matroushi of Bushehr sailed on 22nd February, 1785, on Bushehr and Bandar Rig fleets to Kangan leading another campaign against the Utoubs of Zubara. Arriving at Kangan after a horrendous journey, they learnt of the death of the King of Persia, Ali Murad Khan Zand, nephew of Karim Khan Zand. King Ali Murad Khan Zand was in alliance with