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Bazar-e Panjwa'i in the region of Kandahār is a town in Afghanistan - some 298 mi or ( 479 km ) South-West of Kabul , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Bazar-e Panjwa'i is now 02:13 AM (Monday) . 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: Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud, Zarif Khel, Zalah Khan, Yaro Kelay, and Utmanzai. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Bazar-e Panjwa'i ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Panjwayi District

Panjwayi (also spelled Panjwaye, Panjwaii, Panjway or Panjwai) is a district in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. It is known as the birthplace of the Taliban. It is located about 35 kilometres west of Kandahar city. The district borders Helmand Province to the southwest, Maywand District to the west, Zharay District to the north, Arghandab, Kandahar and Daman districts to the east and Reg District to the south. The population is 77,200 (2006).

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Located at 31.55 65.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Districts of Kandahar Province, Panjwayi District


Bazar-i-Panjwai is a village and the center of Panjwayi District in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. It is located on {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:31.5478|N|65.4542|E||||| | |name= }} at 950 m altitude. The population is about 5000. It is situated just south of the Arghandab River.

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Located at 31.55 65.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Panjwayi District, Populated places in Kandahar Province

Kandahar massacre

The Kandahar massacre, also known as the Panjwai Massacre, occurred in the early hours of 11 March 2012, when sixteen civilians were killed and six others wounded in the Panjwayi District of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Nine of the victims were children, and eleven of the dead were from the same family. Some of the corpses were partially burned.

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Located at 31.53 65.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: 2012 in Afghanistan, Afghanistan–United States relations, Civilian casualties in the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Mass murder in 2012, Massacres in Afghanistan, Murdered children, Panjwayi District, Spree shootings, United States military scandals, War crimes committed by the United States, War in Afghanistan (2001–present)


Alkozai (also spelled Alokozai) is a village in Panjwayi District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

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Located at 31.52 65.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Panjwayi District, Populated places in Kandahar Province

Nadahan wedding bombing

The Nadahan wedding bombing was a suicide attack on a wedding party, which occurred on 9 June 2010 at around 21:00 local time in the village of Nadahan in Arghandab District of the Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. The attack killed at least 40 people and wounded at least 77 others, making it one of the worst suicide attacks of the year. One source described the attack as "the most lethal attack in the south in recent memory".

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Located at 31.65 65.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: 2010 in Afghanistan, Mass murder in 2010, Suicide bombings in Afghanistan, Terrorist incidents in Afghanistan in 2010