The Start of the Battle

Article translated to : العربية

the first disbeliever to trigger the fire of the battle and be its first victim was al-aswad bin ‘abdul asad al-makhzumi, a fierce bad-tempered idolater. he stepped out swearing he would drink from the water basin of the muslims, otherwise, destroy it or die for it. he engaged with hamzah bin ‘abdul muttalib, who struck his leg with his sword and dealt him another blow that finished him off inside the basin.