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Bawarij

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Bawarij were Sindhi pirates from Sindh named for their distinctive barja warships. They looted Arab shipping bound for the South Asia and China, but entirely converted to Islam during the rule of the Samma Dynasty. They are mentioned by Ma'sudi as frequenting the pirate den at Socotra and other scholars describes them as pirates and sailors of Sindh.
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