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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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Khaama Press (press release) (blog)

Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
Tue, 19 Apr 2016 23:45:00 -0700

A statement by NDS said the operation was conducted in Khoshi district while another member of Taliban's military commission was arrested in Charkh district. The statement further added that the detained militant has been identified as Qari Mir Ahmad ...

Khaama Press (press release) (blog)

Khaama Press (press release) (blog)
Mon, 07 Mar 2016 23:07:30 -0800

The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said the suspected supplier of weapons to the Taliban group was arrested during a special military operation in Khoshi district. A statement by NDS said the weapons, ammunition and explosives were loaded on 7 ...

Xinhua

Xinhua
Wed, 09 Mar 2016 00:52:43 -0800

LASHKAR GAH, March 9, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on March 9, 2016 shows a damaged building at the attack site in Gereshk district of Helmand province, southern Afghanistan. At least eight persons were killed after Taliban gunmen attacked government ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 19:30:44 -0700

Afghans returned to polling stations Saturday for the runoff between presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani. The second round came a month into the Taliban's spring offensive and the surge in violence may discourage some voters.

RAWA News

RAWA News
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 07:56:53 -0700

“Following his orders, police handed over the oil to Naik Mohammad, a resident of Mohammad Agha district, and another person from Khoshi district,” the source said. He said Governor Amiri sold the oil the night it reached the governor's house, an issue ...
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