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Zurmat Destination Guide

Delve into Zurmat in Afghanistan!

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Zurmat in the region of Paktia is located in Afghanistan - some 76 mi (or 122 km) South of Kabul, the country's capital.

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Current time in Zurmat is now 02:44 PM (Friday). 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: Wuriya Khel, Temur Khel, Terwah, Shaykh Nurwal, Shaykh-Mali or Koh-e Now. While being here, make sure to check out Zurmat, Zafar Khel, Stogan, Shamal Zai, Sikan and Mazar Khel as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Videos

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

Sawdust and Nose

00:42 min ( July 22, 2009 by KxKehM)
Views: 66 - Rating: 0/5


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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 33.44, 69.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
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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 33.44, 69.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 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

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 33.44, 69.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Afghanistan, Military installations of Afghanistan, Paktia Province