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Touring Shaykh Kala in Afghanistan

Shaykh Kala in the region of Paktia is a city located in Afghanistan - some 69 mi or ( 111 km ) South of Kabul , the country's capital city .

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Time in Shaykh Kala is now 07:25 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kabul " with a UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Zafar Khel, Uzdapsha, Sur Sangiyan, Shwak, and Wuleswali Sayyid Karam. Being here already, consider visiting Zafar Khel . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Shaykh Kala ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Highs & Lows in Afghanistan

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From a high of a Christmas morning like giving of toys & clothing to the children of an Afghan village in December of 2008 to the lows of the bitter cold of winter operations in Afghanistan in January ..


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Interesting facts about this location

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 33.62 69.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Airports in Afghanistan, Military installations of Afghanistan, Paktia Province

Khost-Gardez Pass

{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:33|28|39.9|N|69|22|17.3|E| |primary |name= }} Khost-Gardez Pass {{#invoke:InfoboxImage|InfoboxImage|image=Khost-Gardez Pass. jpg|size=|maxsize=280px|alt=}}The view looking south toward Khost from the top of the Khost-Gardez Pass in Paktya, Afghanistan.

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Located at 33.48 69.37 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Mountain passes of Afghanistan, Transport in Afghanistan

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 33.37 69.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: 2002 in Afghanistan, Afghan Civil War, 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 Australia, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Canada, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving France, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Germany, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving New Zealand, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving Norway, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United Kingdom, Battles of the War in Afghanistan (2001–present) involving the United States, Conflicts in 2002, United States Army Rangers, Wars involving the Taliban

Battle for Hill 3234

The Battle for Hill 3234 was a successful defensive battle fought by the 345th Independent Guards Airborne Regiment, Soviet Airborne Troops, in Afghanistan against a force of 200 to 250 Mujahideen rebels. Two of the soldiers killed, Vyacheslav Alexandrovich Alexandrov and Andrey Alexandrovich Melnikov, were posthumously awarded the Gold Star of the Hero of the Soviet Union. All of the paratroopers in this battle were given the Order of the Red Banner and Order of the Red Star.

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Located at 33.35 69.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: 1988 in Afghanistan, Battles involving Afghanistan, Battles involving the Soviet Union, Battles of the Soviet war in Afghanistan, History of Khost Province, Operations involving Pakistani special forces, Pakistan–Soviet Union relations

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 33.34 69.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km 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