Ahmad Aba District

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Ahmad Aba is a district in Paktia province

Ahmad Aba District (Pashto : احمد ابا ولسوالۍ, Persian : ولسوالی احمد آبا), also known as Ahmadabad District, is a district in Paktia Province, Afghanistan. It is located to the east of Gardez, the provincial capital of Paktia. Ahmad Aba District was created in 2005 within Said Karam District.



On 16 May 2020, in an overnight attack on a security checkpoint in Ahmad Aba District, the Taliban killed eight Afghan soldiers and wounded nine others. The soldiers had been providing security for a multi-purpose dam. [1] [2]

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  1. "11 Afghan Soldiers Killed In Attacks On Security Checkpoints". 16 May 2020 via https://gandhara.rferl.org/.
  2. "Several killed in Afghanistan as militants attack checkpoints". 16 May 2020 via https://www.gulf-times.com/.