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Khoshi District is located in the East part of Logar Province, Afghanistan. 80 km away from Kabul and 18 km from Pul-i-Alam centre of Logar Province. Centre of the district is called Khoshi. Pashtuns make up 65% of the population, Tajiks 34% and Hazara 1%.[1]

Geography[edit]

Khoshi is a long narrow green valley, beginning from Qala-e-Wazer of Pul-i-Alam and ending into Lata Kora mountain in Dobandi. It has a length of 38 km. Khoshi is situated at an elevation of about 2,250 meters above sea level which covers 477 km2.[2] The district is surrounded by Mohammad Agha, Pul-i-Alam, Jaji, Azra and Baraki Barak.

Villages[edit]

The district has 86 villages and divided into four parts (Khoshi,Karizona,Manai,and Dobandi). Main villages where Pashtuns are living are Dobandi, Manai, Darkh, Kandaw, Chenari, Tora Chena, Sher Agha, Baryam, fatihkhio Karez, Darya Khan Karez,sulimankhailo Karez,Degaan kariz,Kajer Karez, Shinkai, Gul Mohammad Khailo Karez and Sraghowanda.

The main villages of Khoshi are Abtak, Bala Deh, Meyana Deh and Payan Deh, where Tajiks are living. shia are living in Abtak, Bala Dah, Meyana Deh and Payan Deh of Khoshi. Dobandi is one of the most destroyed areas as it was on the main supply road for Mujahideen during the Russian invasion in Afghanistan.

Demographics[edit]

The estimated population of Khoshi District in 2010 was roughly 30,000.[1]

Economic[edit]

The area has been severely affected by drought in the past four years. The socio-economic situation of the residents is poor. The main sources of income are from agriculture, selling of wood and trading inside Afghanistan or Pakistan.

Education[edit]

There are around 4 high schools and 12 primary schools in the district.[2]

References[edit]

External links[edit]



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25 news items

 
Xinhua
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 04:45:00 -0800

"Acting upon intelligence report, the security forces stormed Taliban hideout in Khoshi district of Logar province early Wednesday and captured five rebels including shadowy district governor Mullah Hamidullah and local Taliban commander Alam Jan ...

Khaama Press (press release) (blog)

Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
Sun, 27 Sep 2015 01:37:30 -0700

The statement further added that the eleven Taliban militants were also injured during the operation which was conducted in Khoshi district. The group was looking to carry out coordinated attacks in Logar and capital Kabul during the Eid days, the ...

Pajhwok Afghan News (subscription) (blog)

Pajhwok Afghan News (subscription) (blog)
Mon, 21 Dec 2015 03:30:00 -0800

The night time operation comes 10 days after Taliban's shadow district chief for Khoshi district was killed during a security operation. Meanwhile, an official said security forces had seized 300 kilograms of hashish from a pick up vehicle in Spin Kali ...

WyoFile

WyoFile
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:11:38 -0800

Since 1997, law enforcement agencies in Wyoming have acquired $5.7 million in military gear through the Department of Defense 1033 Program. That's according to a recent release of national 1033 data that makes available all of Wyoming's acquisitions in ...
 
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 19:30:44 -0700

It may be good, but it certainly isn't great: This morning a rocket landed near a polling center in the province's Khoshi district, killing one person and injuring two others. And a bomb hidden in a bin exploded as a police convoy was driving past ...

Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia Inquirer
Thu, 23 Feb 2012 21:32:48 -0800

Hundreds of other Afghans protested peacefully on the eastern outskirts of Kabul, outside Bagram Air Field, in Jalalabad in the east, in Faryab province in the west and in Khoshi district of Logar province, where demonstrators burned a U.S. flag ...

United States Army (press release)

United States Army (press release)
Thu, 02 Feb 2012 09:15:00 -0800

Spc. Aaron Sellars, from Cobden, Ill., serving with 3rd Platoon, A Company, 3-1 Special Troop Battalion, provides security during a convoy stop, Khoshi district, Logar province, Afghanistan, Jan. 25, 2012. Service members deployed to places such as ...

New York Daily News

New York Daily News
Thu, 23 Feb 2012 03:25:37 -0800

Local officials said 500 people demonstrated in the Khoshi district of Logar province and hundreds took to the streets in the eastern city of Jalalabad. President Hamid Karzai said he shared the Afghan people's pain at hearing of the Koran desecration ...
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