You can never find such dangerous tactics and brave heroism put in practice except by Muslims.

This was during the initial battle against Jabalah bin al Ayham who was leading 60,000 Christian Arabs in Yarmouk against 30,000 Muslims under the leadership of Abu Ubaydah bin Jarrah.

While having discussion regarding war tactics, the Sword of Allah, Khalid bin Waleed suggested a strange idea :

Choose just 30 of the best Muslim warriors and fight against the entire army of 60,000 enemy soldiers.

Later they finalised on 60 prominent Sahabah just to ease the burden.

After selecting those 60 brave Muslims , Khalid Ibn Waleed enquired about their opinion regarding fighting against 60,000.

The sixty responded :

” O Abu Sulayman, do with us as you please! Go against however many you want to. By Allah! We will fight our enemies in support of Deen of Allah. We place our trust in Allah, Most high and his Power. We give up our lives in desire for the herafter”

These sixty set out bidding farewell to their dear ones. Each of them had to fight an army on his own.

Violent battle ignited and reached its peak.

The Sahabah were fighting shoulder to shoulder never seperating. Each of them displayed great acts of valour.

When other Sahabah were anxious regarding the state of their brothers and was thinking of assisting them, they heard the cry ” La Ilaaha illallaah Wallahu Akbar”

Enemies were fleeing as if they were fighting against a huge army.

Khalid Ibn Waleed and Sahabah emerged from the midst of the turmoil of battle gaining victory against the Kuffar.

Ten out of the 60 Sahabah attained Martyrdom . On the other side , 5000 of the kuffar including two of thier chiefs were killed at the hands of just 60 Sahabah.

وَمَا النَّصْرُ إِلاَّ مِنْ عِندِ اللّهِ الْعَزِيزِ الْحَكِيمِ
“And there is no victory except from Allah, the All-Mighty, the All-Wise ” – Al Imran 126

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