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Andkhui

(əndkho͞o`ē) or

Andkhroy

(əndkhroi`), city (1981 est. pop. 13,500), N Afghanistan, in Faryab province, near the Turkmenistan border. Wool is its chief product, and it has a noted trade in fruits and karakul (Persian lamb) skins. Andkhui is also known for its handwoven rugs. Legend attributes the city's founding to Alexander the Great (4th cent. B.C.). It was subject to the khanate of Bukhara for some time, until a Russo-Afghan boundary commission assigned it to Afghanistan in 1885.
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This will include the construction of over 300 kilometers (km) of a 500 kilovolt (kV) transmission line connecting Sheberghan to Dashte Alwan and over 60 km of a 220 kV line from Andkhoy to Sheberghan.
In the second phase, it will go from Andkhoy, 35 kms from Aqina, to Tajikistan after passing the provinces such as Jowzjan, Balkh and Kunduz, under the planned TAT Railway, a trilateral agreement between Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan.
This will include the construction of over 300km of a 500 kilovolt (kV) transmission line connecting Sheberghan to Dashte Alwan, and over 60km of a 220kV line from Andkhoy to Sheberghan.
Maimana city, Davlat Abad and Shirin Tagab districts, and other towns presently have no electricity, Andkhoy District chief Sultan Sanjar told RFE/RL.
ADB has also funded a $2.86 million feasibility study to expand the existing rail line from Mazar-e-Sharif through Sheberghan and Andkhoy to Aqina.
The crash took place because of driver's negligence, Bakhtyar said, adding the driver escaped after accident.Director of civil hospital in Andkhoy district confirmed receiving bodies of five people including two children and three wounded.Separately, director urban development had also been injured as a result of militant attack today morning.Andkhoy district chief, Sultan Sanjar said the director was traveling from Maimana to Andkhoy when came under attack at around 9: 00 am.The director, he said received injuries on his hand.
Displaying his best carpets, from Andkhoy in northern Faryab province, Temorzada said they cost 60,000 Afghanis -- about $1,300 -- but nobody is buying them now.