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Shayr Khan Khel Destination Guide

Delve into Shayr Khan Khel in Afghanistan!

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

Interactive map of Shayr Khan Khel

Current time in Shayr Khan Khel is now 04:02 PM (Wednesday). 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: Zafar Khel, Uzdapsha, Stogan, Shaykh-Mali, Shamal Zai or Islamabad. While being here, make sure to check out Zeraki Kala, Surki, Shayr Khan Khel, Shaykh Nurwal, Sepine Takhte and Asalat as well. We also found some pictures.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

10°C / 49 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 10°C / 49 °F
Evening Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Night Temperature 2°C / 36 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 858.2 hPa
Wind Speed with 2 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 56% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 15th of November 2018
Light rain, calm, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 9°C (48 °F)
Night: 3°C (37 °F)
Friday, 16th of November 2018
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 12°C (53 °F)
Night: 1°C (34 °F)
Saturday, 17th of November 2018
Sky is clear, calm, scattered clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 16°C (61 °F)
Night: 3°C (37 °F)

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Interesting facts about this location

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.

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Located at 33.37, 69.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 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

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.

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Located at 33.37, 69.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 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

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.

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Located at 33.37, 69.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 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

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.

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Located at 33.37, 69.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Mountain ranges of Pakistan

Khost-Gardez Pass

{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:33|28|39.9|N|69|22|17.3|E| |primary |name= }} Khost-Gardez Pass {{#invoke:InfoboxImage|InfoboxImage|image=Khost-Gardez Pass. jpg|size=|maxsize=280px|alt=}}The view looking south toward Khost from the top of the Khost-Gardez Pass in Paktya, Afghanistan.

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Located at 33.37, 69.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Mountain passes of Afghanistan, Transport in Afghanistan