Many were slain in their flight, but then Alexander, satisfied with his
brilliant victory, ordered the trumpets to sound the recall. Of the Indians, there fell in the
battle more than twelve thousand, among whom were the two sons of Porus and his best generals
1 Arrian also gives casualty figures (Arrian. 5.18.2): nearly 20,000 foot and 3000 horse. He mentions
also Porus's two sons.
Diodorus Siculus. Diodorus of Sicily in Twelve Volumes with an English Translation by C. H. Oldfather. Vol. 4-8. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press; London: William Heinemann, Ltd. 1989.
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