Gardez


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Gardez

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Gardeyz

(both: gərdāz`), city (1979 pop. 9,550), capital of Paktia prov., E Afghanistan, on the Jilga River. It lies on the old trade routes between Afghanistan and the Peshawar region of Pakistan and is now a market for lumber. It was a major center of military action during the Afghanistan WarAfghanistan War,
1978–92, conflict between anti-Communist Muslim Afghan guerrillas (mujahidin) and Afghan government and Soviet forces. The conflict had its origins in the 1978 coup that overthrew Afghan president Sardar Muhammad Daud Khan, who had come to power by ousting
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Gardez

 

a city in eastern Afghanistan. Population, about 40,000. Junction of motor roads to Kabul and Ghazni and to Pakistan and of caravan routes from the Sulaiman Mountains region to Hazarajat. There is commerce in hides and small cattle in Gardez.

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ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Tuesday strongly condemns the terrorist attack that targeted the police training academy in the Gardez City of Paktia Province, Afghanistan in which many precious human lives were lost while a number of innocent people were injured.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan has condemned terrorist attack on police training centre in Gardez City in Afghanistan on Tuesday.
Summary: Gardez [Afghanistan], Oct 17 (ANI): At least ten people have reportedly been killed and dozens injured when a suicide car bomber and gunmen attacked a provincial Afghan police training academy on Tuesday.
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The incident took place at 12 pm (0730 GMT) in the Gardez police department when an American military adviser was meeting the provincial police chief," said Rohullah Samoon, governor's spokesman for Paktia province.
Then called PRT Gardez, after the provincial capital, the team was located at an old fortress.
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Suicide bombers attacked, or attempted to attack, government and security offices in the key eastern towns of Gardez and Jalalabad.