Hindu Kush Mountains

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Noun1.Hindu Kush Mountains - a mountain range extending to the west of the HimalayasHindu Kush Mountains - a mountain range extending to the west of the Himalayas
Afghanistan, Islamic State of Afghanistan - a mountainous landlocked country in central Asia; bordered by Iran to the west and Russia to the north and Pakistan to the east and south; "Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan in 1979"
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
Khyber Pass - a mountain pass of great strategic and commercial value in the Hindu Kush on the border between northern Pakistan and western Afghanistan; a route by which invaders entered India
Tirich Mir - a mountain in the Hindu Kush in Pakistan (25,230 feet high)
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The epicenter of the quake was in Hindu Kush mountains at a depth of 176 kilometers.
A series of earthquakes have occurred in the Hindu Kush Mountains in the recent days but most have been low intensity and their shockwaves did not reach even Peshawar and Islamabad.
According to US Geological Survey, the magnitude of the earthquake was recorded 6.2 at a depth of 111 kilometers with its epicenter near Afghanistan's border with Tajikistan in the Hindu Kush Mountains. A spokesman for Afghanistan's disaster management authority, Omer Mohammadi said that two small children were injured when their home collapsed due to strong tremors.
"Counter Jihad" is the first history of America's military operations against radical Islamists, from the Taliban-controlled Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan, to the Sunni Triangle of Iraq, to ISIS's headquarters in the deserts of central Syria, giving both generalists and specialists an overview of events that were followed by millions but understood by few.
According to details, the epicenter of the earthquake was located in the border region of Afghanistan's Hindu Kush Mountains.
The Asian variety of pine-nuts found up in the Suleman mountains - an extension of the Hindu Kush mountains.
In the Hindu Kush mountains craftswomen painstakingly stitch flowing scarves, skilled artisans who were unable to sell their products beyond the remote region until mobile internet came to Pakistan and dropped the market into the palms of millions of previously marginalised people.
Kabul/Islamabad, Rabi'I 16, 1437, Dec 27, 2015, SPA -- A strong earthquake in the Hindu Kush mountains has killed a soldier and a pregnant woman, Pakistani media reported Sunday.
The US Geological Survey said the epicentre of the 7.5-magnitude earthquake was in the Hindu Kush mountains, in the sparsely populated province of Badakhshan, which borders Pakistan, Tajikistan and China.
A new country named ' Islamic Islamabad' was constituted after Partition with its capital at ' Khyber Ghat' in the Hindu Kush mountains. All South Indians are ' Madrasis'.
Hindu Kush Mountains, located 164 kilometers southwest of the province, has been a major epicentre of quakes.