Ayub Kheyl (Persian: أيوب خيل) (Ab Khail) is a small village 7 miles outside Khost, Afghanistan. It was the site on July 27, 2002 of a firefight by US soldiers, assisted by Afghan militia, against militants in the village. After the fight, the Americans captured the wounded 15-year-old Omar Khadr, who they learned was a Canadian citizen. He was among the youngest persons detained at Guantanamo Bay detention camp and the last Western citizen held there.
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