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Yakh Dand in the region of Kabul is a town in Afghanistan - some 39 mi or ( 64 km ) North-East of Kabul , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Yakh Dand is now 02:33 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kabul " with a UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Wurizho Naw, Tagab, Sokhtah Giyan, Shayr Khel, and Pul-e Khumri. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Wurizho Naw . Where to go and what to see in Yakh Dand ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Uzbin Valley ambush

The Uzbin Valley ambush occurred when ISAF troops were ambushed by Afghan militants in eastern Afghanistan on 18 August 2008. It took place outside the village of Spēṟ Kunday, of the Surobi District of Kabul province and resulted in heavy casualties to the French ISAF contingent. A NATO report of the incident summarised that the surviving members of the Coalition forces were "lucky to escape" arguing that they were poorly equipped, ill-organised and faced a well-prepared enemy.

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Located at 34.66 69.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: 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 France, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United States, History of Kabul Province

Surobi District (Kabul)

Surobi, Sarobi or Sarubi District is a district of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. Its capital, Surobi, lies about 60 kilometres east of Kabul along the A01 highway, although much of the district lies northeast of Kabul. Its principal river is the Kabul River.

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Located at 34.63 69.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Districts of Kabul Province

Alasay

The village of Alasay (Alah Say) is the center of Alasay District in Kapisa Province, Afghanistan. It is located on {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:34.8958|N|69.7208|E||||| | |name= }} at 1672 m altitude. The Battle of Alasay, codenamed Operation Dinner Out, was a military operation in Alasay which was carried out by French troops and the Afghan National Army (ANA) between the 14th and 23rd of March 2009. It left one French soldier killed, as well as 35 to 70 Taliban insurgents.

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Located at 34.90 69.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Populated places in Kapisa Province

Battle of Alasay

The Battle of Alasay, codenamed Operation Dinner Out, was a military operation carried out by French troops of the Chasseurs Alpins's 27e Battalion and the Afghan National Army (ANA) 1st Kandak (battalion) between the 14th and 23rd of March 2009. Marine Embedded Training Team 6-4 as well as other US units provided air support, both with attack helicopters and A-10 and F-15E strike aircraft.

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Located at 34.90 69.72 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: 2009 in Afghanistan, 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 France, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United States, Conflicts in 2009, History of Kapisa Province

Tagab, Kapisa Province

Tagab is a village and the center of Tagab District (Kapisa Province), Afghanistan. It is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:34.8556|N|69.6494|E||||| | |name= }} at 1322 m altitude. The population in the village area was calculated to be 6,628 in the year 2007.

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Located at 34.86 69.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Populated places in Kapisa Province