History of Jamrud Fort

Jamrud is compound of two words; ‘Jam’ and ‘Rud’. Jam or Jamshed is a legendary king of Iran who is mentioned in Shahnama of Ferdosi. Rud means river in Farsi. So Jamrud means the river of Jamshed. Dr.D.B.Spooner writes. “I had the pleasure of going up to Ali Masjid in the Khyber in the spring … Read more