Muhammad Leghari or Muhammad ibn Shaddad, was a leader of mid-8th century Balooch forces that rebelled against the Abbasids,belongs to Baloch Tribe Leghari, ruled a huge part of Sistan from 764 to 769.
Mahdi sent his uncle Yazid b. Mansour to Sistan in 764. He entered the city and was kind and fair with the people. When he was in Sistan, it came to him about the non-submission of the population of Lashkargah. In 767 Yazid b. Mansour lead an army against Lashkargah. At this time Lashkargah was ruled by Muhammad b. Shaddad of the leghari tribe, and his allies Azaravayh al-Majusi and Marzban al-Majus.
Becoming strong, Muhammad b. Shaddad went to Sistan. Yazid b. Mansur went to war with him, 'Uthman Tarabi leaving governor in the capital of Sistan. They fought a lot. In the end, the rebels Muhammad b. Shadad defeated the forces of Yazid b. Mansur, and Yazid himself b. Mansur fled to Nishapur. When news of what happened there came to the Caliph, he sent to Sistan Ma'na b. Za'id al-Shaibani. Ma'n entered the systan in 769, and suppressed the insurrection of the local and took almost complete control over the territories. About Muhammad ibn Shadad has nothing more to say.
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