Ahmad Shah Durrani raided India for the fifth time in 1759. The Afghans began to organize themselves for armed struggle against Marathas. The Afghans had no time to pass information to Kabul for help. Afghan General Jahan Khan advanced and captured a Maratha garrison at Peshawar. Then, the invaders overran Attock. Meanwhile, Sabaji Scindia - Shinde reached the place with fresh troops and a large number of local Sikh fighters of Sukerchakia Misl. In the fierce battle, the Afghans were defeated by the combined forces of the Marathas and the Sukerchakia Misl. In the battle, Jahan Khan lost his son and was himself also wounded.