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Ayub Khel Destination Guide

Touring Ayub Khel in Afghanistan.

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Ayub Khel in the region of Paktia is located in Afghanistan - some 80 mi (or 129 km) South of Kabul, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Ayub Khel

Time in Ayub Khel is now 03:25 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Zeraki Kala, Barah Waze, Ster Kats, Shayr Khan Khel, Shaykh Kala or Tsaprunah. Being here already, consider visiting Uzdapsha, Suri Khel, Shwak, Shabak Khel, Roji Khel and Kandow Kot. We also found some pictures.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

27°C / 80 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 16°C / 62 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 73%
Air Pressure 852.9 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 22nd of August 2018
Light rain, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 26°C (80 °F)
Night: 20°C (68 °F)
Thursday, 23rd of August 2018
Sky is clear, calm, few clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 27°C (81 °F)
Night: 20°C (67 °F)
Friday, 24th of August 2018
Light rain, calm, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 26°C (80 °F)
Night: 20°C (67 °F)

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Interesting facts about this location

Battle for Hill 3234

The Battle for Hill 3234 was a successful defensive battle fought by the 345th Independent Guards Airborne Regiment, Soviet Airborne Troops, in Afghanistan against a force of 200 to 250 Mujahideen rebels. Two of the soldiers killed, Vyacheslav Alexandrovich Alexandrov and Andrey Alexandrovich Melnikov, were posthumously awarded the Gold Star of the Hero of the Soviet Union. All of the paratroopers in this battle were given the Order of the Red Banner and Order of the Red Star.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.37, 69.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1988 in Afghanistan, Battles involving Afghanistan, Battles involving the Soviet Union, Battles of the Soviet war in Afghanistan, History of Khost Province, Operations involving Pakistani special forces, Pakistan–Soviet Union relations

Battle of Takur Ghar

The Battle of Takur Ghar was a short but intense military engagement between United States special operations forces and Taliban insurgents fought in March 2002, atop Takur Ghar mountain, Afghanistan. For the U.S. side, the battle proved the deadliest entanglement of Operation Anaconda, an effort early in the war in Afghanistan to rout Taliban forces from the Shahi-Kot Valley and Arma Mountains. The battle saw three helicopter landings by the U.S.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.37, 69.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United States, Operations involving American special forces

Operation Anaconda

Operation Anaconda took place in early March 2002 in which the United States military and CIA Paramilitary Officers, working with allied Afghan military forces, and other North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and non-NATO forces attempted to destroy al-Qaeda and Taliban forces. The operation took place in the Shahi-Kot Valley and Arma Mountains southeast of Zormat.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.37, 69.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:2002 in Afghanistan, Afghan Civil War, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Afghanistan, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Australia, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Canada, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving France, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Germany, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving New Zealand, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Norway, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United Kingdom, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United States, Conflicts in 2002, History of Paktia Province, Military operations of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Australia, Operations involving American special forces, United States Army Rangers, Wars involving the Taliban

Samana Range

The Samana Range is a mountain ridge in the Kohat District of the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan, commanding the southern boundary of Tirah. The ridge lies between the Khanki Valley on the north and the Miranzai Valley on the south, and extends for some 30 m. west from Hangu to the Samana Suk. It is some 6000 to 7000 ft. high.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.37, 69.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Mountain ranges of Pakistan

Spera, Khost Province

Spera (also spelt Sperah and Speyrah) is a village and the district center of Spera District, Khost Province, Afghanistan. It is located on {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:33.2022|N|69.5161|E||||| | |name= }} at 1,790 m altitude. During the US occupation of Afghanistan, Sperah sat along a highly-used smuggling route from Pakistan into Afghanistan. The area was known to harbor many ex-Taliban and Al Qaeda.

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Located at 33.37, 69.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Khost Province

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