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Mari Khel Destination Guide

Touring Mari Khel in Afghanistan.

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Mari Khel in the region of Paktia is located in Afghanistan - some 70 mi (or 113 km) South-East of Kabul, the country's capital city.

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Time in Mari Khel is now 09:39 AM (Saturday). 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: Tori Khel, Taray Lewan Khel, Tarakah, Sultak, Maidan Khulah or Tyarah Algadah. Being here already, consider visiting Wechah Algadah, Shayr-e Awnal, Serangor, Peshugar, Ghundzay Toy and Sito Kelay. We collected some hobby film in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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US Soldiers under attack

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US Soldiers being attacked by Taliban forces. Recorded by the turp

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Interesting facts about this location

Abdullah Kili

Abdullah Kili is a town in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. It is located at 33°49'45N 70°4'1E with an altitude of 1449 metres (4757 feet).

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Located at 33.72, 69.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas

Ayub Kheyl

Ayub Kheyl (Ab Khail) is a small village 7 miles outside Khost, Afghanistan. It was the site on July 27, 2002 of a firefight by US soldiers, assisted by Afghan militia, against militants in the village. After the fight, the Americans captured the wounded 15-year-old Omar Khadr, who they learned was a Canadian citizen. He was among the youngest persons detained at Guantanamo Bay detention camp and the last Western citizen held there.

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Located at 33.72, 69.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Khost Province

Parachinar Airport

Parachinar Airport is an airport located in Parachinar, FATA, Pakistan. Located at about a 25 minute drive from the center of Parachinar, it is the only airport in FATA that is served by any passenger airline, namely Pakistan International Airlines. Presently (February 2007), the PIA service is temporarily suspended.

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Located at 33.72, 69.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Pakistan, Buildings and structures in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Kurram Agency

2008 Parachinar bombing

In the Parachinar bombing of 16 February 2008, a suicide bomber in Parachinar, Pakistan killed 47 people and injured 93 attending a political rally for the opposition Pakistan Peoples Party. The attack occurred on the eve of the 2008 Pakistani general election to be held on 18 February when an explosives-laden car was rammed into the election office of an independent candidate in Parachinar. The attack targeted people waiting for food outside of Riaz Shah's house.

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Located at 33.72, 69.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Mass murder in 2008, Suicide car and truck bombings in Pakistan, Terrorist incidents in Pakistan in 2008

Musakhel, Khost

Musakhel is a village and the center of Musakhel District, Khost Province, Afghanistan. It is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:33.5333|N|69.7333|E||||| | |name= }} at 1835 m altitude.

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Located at 33.72, 69.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Khost Province