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also Mur·ghab  (mo͝or-gäb′)
A river rising in northeast Afghanistan and flowing about 855 km (530 mi) generally west and northwest to the Kara Kum Desert in southeast Turkmenistan.
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Kevin Covert handed ov the keys to a Murghob Customs office to Abdufatohi Ghoib, the Head of the Customs Service under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan at the Customs headquarters in Dushanbe, the U.S.
NEW DELHI -- An earthquake measuring 7.2 magnitude struck in Tajikistan on Monday, shaking buildings in parts of northern Pakistan and felt as far away as the Indian capital of New Delhi, the US Geological Survey and witnesses said.The epicentre of the quake was 109 km west of Murghob, Tajikistan, at a depth of 28.7 km, the USGS said.
State INL provides financial support to Tajikistan's Drug Control Agency, and has paid for the construction of district offices in Murghob and Ishkoshim.
Timmy Murphy took full advantage to lead before the last on Murghob and sweep clear going up the hill to beat Old Nosey by four lengths.
Hughes said: "The favourite's form was better than Murghob's but I thought mine would either be first or second."
TIMMY MURPHY rode the first Downpatrick winner of his career when he led before the last on Pat Hughes's Murghob to land a punt for the Co Carlow trainer in the maiden hurdle.
K Darley 58 - 354 MURGHOB (18) (BF) A Stewart 9-0 .............................................
The earthquake of magnitude 4.8 on the Richter scale was felt with its epicenter 28 kilometres north of Murghob in Tajikistan reported the US Geological Survey.
However, Hughes, who also runs Rapid Deployment, Dark Trojan and Murghob, said that Dark Trojan, who has never won on the Flat, may represent his best chance of landing the big prize.
Naturally a few opponents demand respect in a field of this size, and Fife And Drum, Murghob and Shotacross The Bow should all give their running without proving quite good enough, while Olney Lad looks the type to do better on his handicap debut.
Redcar: 5.30 Arzoo, 7.30 Murghob, 8.00 King Creole.
Beverley: 7.00 Baytown Flyer, 8.00 Balkan Knight, 8.30 Ken's Dream, 9.00 Murghob.