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Momand Dara District

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Momand Dara District

Nangarhar districts.

Momand Dara is a district in the east of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, bordering Pakistan. Its population, which is 100% Pashtun, was estimated at 33,966 in 2002, of whom 14,800 were children under the age of 12. The district centre is the village of Momand Dara. Torkham, which is in the south of the district, is one of the main border crossing points into Pakistan.

On March 4, 2007 it was the site of an incident in which a number of civilians were killed.

References

  • UNHCR District Profile, dated 2002-05-09, accessed 2006-07-20 (PDF).

External links

  • Map of Muhmand Dara district (PDF)

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