Khaki Safed District
Khaki Safed (Persian: خاک سفید, "white dust") is a district in Farah Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is almost entirely Pashtun with a few Tajiks, was estimated at 43,000 in October 2004. The main village, Khaki Safed (also called Alagadari), is situated at 676 m altitude in the central part of the district.
Security and Politics
It was reported on 17 November 2009 that armed Taliban fighters kidnapped 5 civilians. 2 were beheaded and accused of spying while the other 3 were released. According to the Provincial police chief Faqir Mohammad Askar, the victims were innocent government employees.
- "Farah Provincial Profile" (PDF). Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 15 September 2015.
- "District Profile" (PDF). UNHCR. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 October 2005. Retrieved 16 June 2006.
- "Taliban militants behead 2 Afghan civilians". Xinhua News. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. Retrieved 17 November 2009.
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