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Sharkay Destination Guide

Discover Sharkay in Afghanistan!

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Sharkay in the region of Paktia is a town located in Afghanistan - some 62 mi (or 100 km) South-East of Kabul, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Sharkay

Local time in Sharkay is now 01:16 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Kabul" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tanah, Taghostay, Sursurang, Stiya, Sulaiman Khel or Baghil Gat. When in this area, you might want to check out Sharkay, Karoto Kelay, Gramay, Ghundey, Dere Dirang and Naray Obeh as well. We found some clip posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Videos

Peshawar Pakistan 1968

03:51 min ( April 26, 2010 by Bryan Nelson)
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This is a group of photographs I took when I was stationed in Peshawar, Pakistan with the USAFSS in 1968

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Interesting facts about this location

Peiwar Pass

The Peiwar Kotal Pass, also spelled Paywar, is one of the mountain passes that connect the Paktia Province of Afghanistan and the Kurram Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.86, 69.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Afghanistan–Pakistan border crossings, Hindu Kush, Mountain passes of Afghanistan, Mountain passes of Pakistan

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.86, 69.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Pakistan, Buildings and structures in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Kurram Agency

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 33.86, 69.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas

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 33.86, 69.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Mass murder in 2008, Suicide car and truck bombings in Pakistan, Terrorist incidents in Pakistan in 2008