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Achin Destination Guide

Delve into Achin in Afghanistan

Achin in the region of Nangarhār is a city in Afghanistan - some 91 mi or ( 146 km ) East of Kabul , the country's capital .

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Current time in Achin is now 09:54 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kabul " with a UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Shubdiyani, Shayrgar, Murchal, Mehtar Lam, and Laghurji. While being here, make sure to check out Shubdiyani . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Achin ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Achin District

Achin is a district in the south of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, bordering on Pakistan. Its population is 100% Pashtun. Achin is home to the Shinwari tribe, one of the largest Pashtun tribes. It was a stronghold of the Mujaheddin during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.

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Located at 34.09 70.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Districts of Nangarhar Province

Laghar Juy

Laghar Juy is a small village located in the southern portion of the Kot valley which is at the base of the Spin Ghar mountain range, sometimes referred to as the Tora Bora mountain range.

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Located at 34.10 70.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Populated places in Nangarhar Province

Deh Bala, Afghanistan

Deh Bala is a village located in Dih Bala District, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan.

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Located at 34.10 70.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Populated places in Nangarhar Province

Ghazi Amanullah Khan International Cricket Stadium

The Ghazi Amanullah Khan International Cricket Stadium is the first international standard cricket stadium in Afghanistan. It is located in the Ghazi Amanullah Khan Township, about 15 kilometres outside the city of Jalalabad in Nangarhar Province. Construction on the stadium began in March 2010 when the foundation stone was laid by Minister of Finance and president of the Afghanistan Cricket Board, Omar Zakhilwal.

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Located at 34.28 70.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Nangarhar Province, Cricket grounds in Afghanistan

2007 Shinwar shooting

The 2007 Shinwar shooting refers to the killing of a number of Afghan civilians by US Marines who were fleeing the scene of a bomb attack, in the Shinwar District of the Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan on 4 March 2007. According to some reports, as many as 19 civilians were killed and 50 injured in the shootings. The exact casualty figures have not been firmly established.

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Located at 34.25 70.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: 2007 in Afghanistan, Civilian casualties in the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), Conflicts in 2007, History of Nangarhar Province, Mass murder in 2007, War in Afghanistan (2001–present) casualties