Afghan Biographies

Kohistan District Badakhshan Province

Name Kohistan District Badakhshan Province
Ethnic backgr.
Date of birth
Function/Grade District Police Chief
History and Biodata

Police Chief of Kohistan district Badakshan Province:
Qurban Mohammad (20180504)
Abdul Zahir (20200929) killed

Kohistan District is one of the 29 districts of Badakhshan Province in eastern Afghanistan. It was created in 1995 from part of Ragh District and is home to approximately 35,000 residents.

The Taliban had surrounded the district for the past two days. Officials said the district fell to the group at around 9pm local on Thursday, May 3, 2018 because of the lack of reinforcement troops needed, said Abdul Rahman Talat, a member of Badakhshan provincial council. (20180504)

Commandos are engaged in fierce battles with insurgents to regain Kohistan district in northern Badakhshan which fell to militants on Thursday evening, said defense ministry on Friday, May 04, 2018.


Last Modified 2020-09-30
Established 2018-05-04