Mandozayi District

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Mandozai District (Pashto: مندوزی وسلوالۍ‎, Persian: ولسوالی مندوزی‎) (or ماندېزای ,ماندوزای), also known as Ismail Khel[1] (Pashto: اسماعيل خېل), is situated in the central part of Khost Province, Afghanistan. It borders Nadir Shah Kot District to the north and west, Khost (Matun) District to the east, Gurbuz District to the southwest and Tani District to the south; the population is 50,000 (2006). The district center is the village of Dadwal.

On 23 November, 2009, according to the Afghan Ministry of Interior, four people, including two women were killed when gunmen opened fire on their vehicle returning home to Khost city.[2]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-10-06. Retrieved 2010-02-27.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Afghanistan: Children killed in bomb attack in Khost City." 24 November 2009. Accessed at:

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