ex-Minister, traitor to the last, advised Karna to escape with his wife. The king takes
the advice; the queen flees on foot; and the capital falls into the hands of Alaf Khan,
the general of Alla-ud-din. And from what once were temples was sounded the muezzin's call
The army then started on a further
campaign of destruction to the south. It carried carnage right up to Surat, Rander, and
the sea. It returned to Saurashtra, destroyed many of its towns, and proceeded to
Prabhasa. The Rajputs mobilised their strength to protect the shrine of Somanatha, and
valiantly fought the enemy.