Afghan Biographies

Khanshin District Helmand Province

Name Khanshin District Helmand Province
Ethnic backgr.
Date of birth
Function/Grade District Chief
History and Biodata

Khanshin Kanashin Khanshin District (Reg District) Kaneshin Khan Sheen Chief:
Masoud Khan, was traveling to the district headquarters when a bomb struck his vehicle. He and two of his bodyguards were also killed and another two were injured in the bombing that took place just after 12:00 pm (0700 GMT 20111214). Masood was appointed the district's administrative head three years ago (2009) when Khanashin was cleared of Taliban militants as a result of a massive military operation.
Shah Mahmoud Mir Shah Mahmood Mir (20130205)
Anwar Khan (20130918)

In 2006 there were only 5 of 14 districts with a District Chief (Governor). Kanashin District was not under Government control until 20090120.  Kanashin District has a large Baluch population.
Four mines each of uranium, magnetite, apatite and carbonate exist in Khanashin. They are illegally excarvated.

Last Modified 2014-01-05
Established 2011-12-14