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A mile from the foot of the actual ascent of the Khotal lies the village of Turrai, two miles and a half beyond Peiwar.
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Turrai is situated in a valley, the ground at whose entrance is very much broken up by the shoulders and spurs of the hill.
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Punjaub in advance, with the 2nd battalion of the 8th and the 23rd Pioneers, the Rangers, and two guns of the Number 1 mountain battery in support-were sent to the left, with instructions to turn a ridge forming the south boundary of the valley, and to seize the village of Turrai.
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No enemy was seen on the south side of the spur so, when a track leading across to Turrai was reached, the troops moved down towards the village; the regiments in support advancing at the foot of the open, on the north side.
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As the troops had no orders to attack so formidable a position, they fell back towards Turrai, which was about a quarter of a mile to the rear.
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While this was going on, the main body of the troops arrived at Turrai.
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While our men were sitting or lying upon the ground, waiting for the baggage to arrive, the Afghans brought up a mountain gun from the main ridge-about three-quarters of a mile distant-to the point of the spur overlooking the village of Turrai, and opened fire at 1700 yards range.
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The rest of the force was to remain to guard the camp and-in order to convince the enemy that a front attack upon the Peiwar-Khotal was intended-a party of pioneers, with an engineer officer and a covering party of the 8th Regiment, were to construct a battery near the village of Turrai.
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Examples of Turrai

Example #1
Turrai is situated in a valley, the ground at whose entrance is very much broken up by the shoulders and spurs of the hill.
Example #2
It had been intended to halt at Halid-Kitta, four miles from the Khotal; but the intelligence arriving-that the Ameer's troops had abandoned their guns, and were in disorderly retreat-decided the general to push forward at once to the Peiwar-Khotal-seven miles further-instead of waiting, and giving the enemy time to strengthen their position.
Example #3
A mile from the foot of the actual ascent of the Khotal lies the village of Turrai, two miles and a half beyond Peiwar.
Example #4
They were also to follow up, closely, any body of retreating Afghan troops that they might come across.