Khorugh


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Khorugh

(khərôk`), city (1991 pop. 20,318), capital of Gorno-Badakhshan, E Tajikistan, in the Pamir. Khorugh produces shoes, metal goods, building materials, and processed food.
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The Tajik Defense Ministry said the drills will be held in the districts of Khorugh, Ishkashim, and Shugnan, and will feature tanks and armored personnel carriers.
At the airport, Chitral nazim briefed him on the area's issues and highlighted the importance of establishing both air and road links between Chitral and Khorugh area of Tajikistan.
Before setting off along the valley we spent a rest day in Khorugh, recovering our cracked lips, freckled skin and heavy lungs from the multiple 4,000-metre plus passes we had ascended.
Leaving Khorugh - the capital of the GBAO - these woes seemed to disappear.
its mountainous region is called Gorno-Badakhshan (Mountain Badakhshan) with Khorugh its capital.
Earlier, the source reported about two deaths in the Khorugh incident, occurred between a group of local residents and law enforcement agencies.
Its epicentre was 207 kilometres deep, and was 140 kilometres from Khorugh in Tajikistan and 236 kilometres from Mingora in Pakistan, USGS said.
These centers are located in Dushanbe, Khujand, Kulob, Khorugh, and Qurghonteppa.
As part of the program, competitors and coaches returned to their home towns and counseled young people from Dushanbe, Khorugh, Qurghonteppa, Kulob and Khujand about the dangers of drugs.
Additional police checkpoints were erected in Khorugh in September after President Emomali Rahmon publicly reprimanded local authorities, saying they had failed to prevent drug-smuggling and other illegal activities by local criminal groups.