Omar Kala Destination Guide
Explore Omar Kala in Afghanistan.
Omar Kala in the region of Paktia is a place in Afghanistan - some 75 mi (or 120 km) South of Kabul, the country's capital city.
Current time in Omar Kala is now 03:58 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zeraki Kala, Wuriya Khel, Temur Khel, Terwah, Shayr Khan Khel or Barah Khel. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zurmat, Zafar Khel, Stogan, Shaykh Nurwal, Shamal Zai and Mazar Khel. We saw some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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21 DEC 2009 MP's were ambushed in Gardez Afghanistan
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Interesting facts about this location
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.
Located at 33.46, 69.04 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
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.
Located at 33.46, 69.04 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Gardez Air Base
Gardez Air Base is a military facility in Paktia Province, Afghanistan. The airbase was used as a regional collection center in the program to disarm Afghanistan's local militias.
Located at 33.46, 69.04 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
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