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Shilgad in the region of Paktia is a town located in Afghanistan - some 67 mi (or 109 km) South of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Local time in Shilgad is now 03:59 PM (Saturday). 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: Zurmat, Zafar Khel, Yargul Kala, Shaykh Nurwal, Shaykhan or Islamabad. When in this area, you might want to check out Wuriya Khel, Stogan, Shaykhan, Shilgad, Shamal Zai and Malik Shayr Kala as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Bored in afghanistan

00:46 min ( April 06, 2009 by Solace4Terror)
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We get bored as shit

Gardez Firefight

04:56 min ( March 06, 2011 by yeaimthatguy100)
Views: 9,951 - Rating: 5/5

21 DEC 2009 MP's were ambushed in Gardez Afghanistan


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Interesting facts about this location

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.

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Located at 33.56, 69.05 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Afghanistan, Military installations of Afghanistan, Paktia Province

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 33.56, 69.05 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 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

Tera Pass

The Tera Pass is the primary route connecting Logar and Paktia provinces in Afghanistan. The pass was unimproved until 2006, when construction of a paved surface was completed as part of the ongoing international reconstruction effort.

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Located at 33.56, 69.05 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Mountain passes of Afghanistan, Transport in Afghanistan

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 33.56, 69.05 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 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