|History and Biodata
Khakrez District Chief Kandahar province:
Haji Wahab killed by bomb (20080628),
Haji Abdul Qayum Khan (20091217),
Abdul Hamid (20130205)
Nader Khan (20080410),
Acting Police Chief Rahmahtullah (20100813),
In a bloody overnight attack in Afghanistan’s Kandahar Province the Taliban routed an Afghan Army outpost in Khakrez District . One senior security official said 39 Afghan Army soldiers were killed in the attack, which began at 10 p.m. on Tuesday Jul 25, 2017 and lasted for three hours. The camp was located in the remote Karzali area of Khakrez district, near the border with restive Helmand. The official said 17 other soldiers were wounded, and another dozen have not been accounted for.
The agricultural district of Khakrez is home to the shrine of Shah Maqsud, which is one of the most important Islamic sites in southern Afghanistan. The region is surrounded by the districts of Arghandab, Ghorak, and Shah Wali Kot. Kandahar was the birthplace of the hard-line Taliban Islamist movement in the 1990s.