Kot District

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Kot District

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Kot District is located in the north-west of Nangarhar Province.
Country Afghanistan
Province Nangarhar Province
Capital Jalalabad
 (2006 [1] )
Time zone UTC+4:30 (D† (Afghanistan Standard Time))

Kot (Pashto-Persian: کوت Kot) is a district in the northern Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan. From 2015 into the first half of 2016, ISIS's presence in the district mounted to clashes against the Afghan forces. [2] Afghan troops launched an offensive in July 2016 against the group which led to their being pushed out of the district and training camps being destroyed by Afghan forces. [3]

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  1. "ERROR" (PDF). mrrd.gov.af. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2010. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  2. "30 ISIS militants' alongwith (sic) three civilians killed in clashes in Afghanistan". IndianExpress.com. 25 June 2016. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  3. "Afghan troops press offensive against Islamic State". 30 July 2016. Retrieved 13 January 2017 via Reuters.