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(kəˈlɑːt) or


(Placename) a region of SW Pakistan, in S Baluchistan: formerly a princely state ruled by the Khan of Kalat, which joined Pakistan in 1948


or Khe•lat


a region in S Baluchistan, in SW Pakistan.
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Qalat -- A tribal leader, his son and two others were killed and three levies personnel injured when unknown gunmen attacked a convoy in the Sorab area of Qalat.
Qalat civil hospital director, Zalmai Rishtin confirmed that 62 wounded people were brought in to the hospital with some of them critically injured.
by Nasim Hotak on 30 September, 2014 - 12:06 QALAT (Pajhwok): Four people were injured in a bomb blast in Qalat, the capital of southern Zabul province, on Tuesday, an official said.
QALAT -- At least eight people including five women and two children were killed in a roadside bomb ripped through a car on Friday near Qalat a restive area of Zabul province in Afghanistan.
The incident took place at 8 am (0330 GMT) on the outskirts of Qalat city, said Ghulam Sakhi Rogh Lewanay, police chief for Zabul province.
A tractor carrying villagers to Souri district struck the roadside bomb near Qalat city," Sharifullah Naseri, government spokesman for Zabul province, said, The Hindu reported.
Last Saturday a suicide bomber attacked a joint NATO/Afghan convoy in Qalat, the capital of Zabul Province, killing five Americans and wounding an unknown number.
Kabul, April 6 (Xinhua-ANI): The governor of southern Afghan province of Zabul escaped a suicide attack in the provincial capital of Qalat which left the suicide bomber and another dead on Saturday, spokesman for provincial administration Sharif Nasiri said.
Between November 7 and 10, Human Rights Watch visited 18 villages in the mountainous areas of Qalat Diza, Qandil, Sangasar, Zahrawa, and Sidekan, and spoke to more than 40 villagers who said they had fled their homes because of bombardments in or near their villages.
The Turkish aerial bombardment was renewed on Tuesday night and the civilian Ismail Baz Hamed, 20, was wounded during this bombing," said Hassan Abdullah, the mayor of the Qalat Dizah area in Sulaimaniyah.
Manama's Souq has been famous for hundreds of years; Qalat Arad (Arad Fort) dates back to the 15th Century; Qalat al Bahrain (Bahrain Fort) -- once capital of the ancient Dilum civilisation -- is a Unesco World Heritage Site; Bahrain National Museum displays archaeological artefacts spanning 6,000 years of Bahrain's history and a restoration programme on the island of Muharraq -- former capital of Bahrain -- aims to preserve the Kingdom's pearling heritage.
Police forces confiscated two missiles launcher platforms in the main road between Kahla and Qalat Salih areas on Wednesday, media chief of Maysan police department colonel Sadiq Salam stated to NINA.