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Shin Kelay Destination Guide

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Shin Kelay in the region of Helmand is located in Afghanistan - some 349 mi (or 562 km) South-West of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Current time in Shin Kelay is now 01:13 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud, Sleman Shahzai, Shakh-e Karam-e Dewanah, Sayyidan, Sangin or Laghari Ta'miran. While being here, make sure to check out Zarghun Kelay, Shin Kelay, Naqilabad Kelay, Hukumat-e Nad 'Ali, Loy Bagh and Qoryah-ye Nabatat as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Goin mental in a jackal pt 1

02:44 min ( July 27, 2010 by chris paul)
Views: 605 - Rating: 5/5

Nearly crashing the jackal near lashkar gar

Capt 'Baz' Barrett 29 Cdo RA RM

02:40 min ( April 02, 2011 by ukforcesafghanistan)
Views: 2,830 - Rating: 5/5

Captain 'Baz' Barrett is a member of 29 Commando Royal Artillery, Royal Marines. Baz arrived in theatre acouple of weeks ago for the start of Op HERRICK 14 and has recorded this message reflecting on ...

Kicking Names and Taking Some Ass

06:10 min ( June 16, 2010 by revlonricky)
Views: 17,435 - Rating: 4.93846/5

Me and Brian being naughty in South Helmand with some British and Afghan soldiers. Helo-insterted operation in a bad area. Party on

Documentary on Afghanistan: A Winter In ...

05:15 min ( April 18, 2008 by TheCaravanTube)
Views: 21,684 - Rating: 4.90244/5 Part 7 of Leon Flamholc's documentary (1987), from a 5 month undercover journey with the mujahedin inside Afghanistan, during the Soviet occupation. Leon travelled by foot from P...

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Interesting facts about this location

Shin Kalay

Shin Kalay is a village in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, in the Nad Ali District. It is inhabited by a Pashtun population of 11,000 and adheres to Sharia Islamic law. The village has recently accomplished high feats in education. Given its political background and ultra-conservative placement, advances in the education of boys and girls is a feat recognized and published by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

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Located at 31.64, 64.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Helmand Province

Nad Ali District

Nad Ali or Nad-e Ali is a district in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Marja is an unincorporated agricultural district in Nad Ali. The area is irrigated by the Helmand and Arghandab Valley Authority. A small town of the same name lies 11km to the west of the Helmand River, at the coordinates shown at the top of the page.

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Located at 31.64, 64.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Helmand Province

Marja, Afghanistan

Marja (also spelled Marjah or Marjeh) is an unincorporated agricultural district in Nad Ali District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, southwest of Lashkar Gah, the provincial capital. The name Marja is also applied to a small location within the district where a number of farmers' markets, shops and a mosque are located. The population of the Marja district is 80,000 - 125,000 spread across 80 - 125 square miles, an area larger than Cleveland or Washington D.C..

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Located at 31.64, 64.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Helmand Province

Operation Moshtarak

Operation Moshtarak (Dari for Together or Joint) was an International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) pacification offensive in the town of Marja, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. It involved 15,000 American, Afghan, and British troops and constituted the largest joint operation of the War in Afghanistan up to that point and aimed to remove the Taliban from Marja and eliminate the last Taliban stronghold in central Helmand Province.

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Located at 31.64, 64.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:2010 in Afghanistan, Battles involving Canada, Battles involving the United Kingdom, Battles involving the United States, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Coldstream Guards, Conflicts in 2010, Grenadier Guards, Helmand Province, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United Kingdom, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United States, Royal Welsh, United States Marine Corps in the War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

Camp Bastion

Camp Bastion is the main British military base in Afghanistan. Accommodating 28,000 people it is situated northwest of Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand Province, and exists to be the logistics hub for operations in Helmand. It is the largest British overseas military camp built since the Second World War. Built in early 2006 by 39 Engineer Regiment Royal Engineers, the camp is situated in a remote desert area, far from population centres.

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Located at 31.64, 64.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:British Army bases, Military bases of the United Kingdom in Afghanistan, Military installations of Afghanistan, War in Afghanistan (2001–present)