Khaki Safed District
Khaki Safed (Persian: خاک سفید, "white dust") is a district in Farah Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is mostly Pashtun and 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.
- Map of Settlements[permanent dead link] AIMS, May 2002