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Loy Karez in the region of Kandahār is a town in Afghanistan - some 254 mi or ( 410 km ) South-West of Kabul , the country's capital city .
Current time in Loy Karez is now 07:02 PM (Friday) . 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, Shorabgay, Shele, Showkal, and Sayyid Nabi. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Ziarat-e Shah Maqsud . Where to go and what to see in Loy Karez ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
Battle of Firebase Anaconda
The Battle of Firebase Anaconda was a military engagement that took place on August 8, 2007. A group of roughly 75 Afghan militants mounted a rare frontal assault on a United States' Firebase Anaconda, but were repulsed with approximately 20 fatalities. No Americans were killed. The attack was rare in that instead of using asymmetric warfare tactics such as launching mortars at the base and quickly retreating, the Taliban forces' staged a direct assault on U.S. -led forces.
Located at 32.13 66.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Arghandab is a river in Afghanistan, about 400 kilometers in length. It rises in the Hazarajat country north-west of Ghazni, and flows south-west falls into the Helmand 30 km below Girishk. In its lower course it is much used for irrigation, under the control of the Helmand and Arghandab Valley Authority, and the valley is cultivated and populous; yet the water is said to be somewhat brackish.
Located at 31.85 65.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
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