Shorabak District

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Shorawak District[1] ) is a remote district situated in the southeastern part of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, 110 km south and east of Kandahar. It borders Reg District to the west, Spin Boldak District to the north and Pakistan to the east and south. The population is 10,200 (2006). The district center Shorabak is located on 30°11′00″N 66°06′00″E / 30.1833°N 66.1000°E / 30.1833; 66.1000 at 985 m altitude in the Eastern part of the district.Barech subtribe of Pashtun is dominant ethnicitiy.

The district is currently controlled by the Taliban, and took the district over on February 21, 2017.[2]

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  1. ^ "Shorawak". GEOnet Names Server. Retrieved 13 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Taliban overruns Afghan district where al Qaeda ran training camps - FDD's Long War Journal". longwarjournal.org. 21 February 2017.

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