Mezana District

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Mezana or Mizan is a district of Zabul Province in southern Afghanistan. It has a population of about 13,400 as of 2013. [1]

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The district is within the heartland of the Hotak tribe of Ghilji Pashtuns. [2]

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On 18 May 2020, a roadside IED planted by militants in Mezana District killed four civilians and injured nine others. [3] [4]

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References

  1. "Settled Population of Zabul province by Civil Division, Urban, Rural and Sex-2012-13" (PDF). Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Central Statistics Organization. Retrieved 2014-11-04.
  2. Zabul Province Tribal Map. Naval Postgraduate School.
  3. "Bomb Blast In Afghanistan's Zabul Kills 4 Civilians, Injures 9 - Police Spokesman". May 19, 2020 via www.urdupoint.com/.
  4. "Afghanistan sees rise in civilian casualties, UN says". May 19, 2020 via www.gulf-times.com/.