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Accidents & Disasters

‘Speedy military vehicles often crush people in Kunduz’

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Sep 19, 2017 - 20:14
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): The residents of northern Kunduz province say security forces’ vehicles have never obeyed traffic rules and their reckless driving often result in fatal accidents.
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11 killed, 14 injured in traffic accidents

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Sep 18, 2017 - 08:35
KUNDUZ/QALAT (Pajhwok): Nearly a dozen people died and 14 others sustained wounds in two traffic accidents in northern Kunduz and southern Zabul provinces on Sunday. A security forces’ Humvee vehicle collided with a civilian vehicle in Khawaja...
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Noted Pashto poet, writer Shpoon passes away at 85

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Sep 11, 2017 - 12:51
کابل (پژواک ١٩ وږى ٩٦): د هېواد تکړه ليکوال او شاعر سعد الدين شپون د ٨٥ کلونو په عمر وفات شو.
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US embassy regrets Nancy Dupree death

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Sep 10, 2017 - 15:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): The US Embassy in Kabul in a statement on Sunday regretted the loss of Nancy Dupree, an internationally recognized expert on the history, art, and archaeology of Afghanistan. “We are deeply saddened by the loss of Nancy Dupree, a...
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Renowned archaeologist Nancy Dupree passes away in Kabul

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Sep 10, 2017 - 15:21
KABUL (Pajhwok): US Citizen Nancy Dupree, a renowned historian and archeologist on Afghanistan, died at the age of 90 in Kabul early on Sunday. She spent more than half of her life (53 years) in Afghanistan on academic research and tourism. She died...
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Herat: 4 die, 316 injured in accidents during Eid days

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Sep 04, 2017 - 21:19
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Four people have been killed and 316 others wounded in traffic accidents during the past four days in western Herat province, local officials said on Monday.
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Several shops reduced to ashes in Parwan

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Sep 02, 2017 - 16:15
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Several shops were gutted in a fire incident in the Seyah Gard district of central Parwan province, an official said on Saturday.
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Kabul-Jalalabad road accident leaves 1 dead

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Sep 02, 2017 - 15:55
KABUL (Pajhwok): One person was killed and two others sustained injuries when two cars crashed head-on on the Kabul-Jalalabad highway in eastern Laghman province on Saturday.
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Takhar fire guts 20 shops, 2 warehouses

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Aug 29, 2017 - 16:52
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): A fire breakout gutted 20 shops and two warehouses in Cha Ab district of northern Takhar province, an official said on Tuesday. Deputy police chief Atiqullah Haidari told Pajhwok Afghan News the fire erupted in a wood shop and...
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Jawzjan: Car-truck collision leaves 6 dead

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Aug 29, 2017 - 10:51
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Six individuals, including two women and a child, have been killed as a result of a traffic accident in northwestern Jawzjan province, an official said on Tuesday. Police chief, Rahmatullah Turkistani, said the accident took place...
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8 of a family killed in Baghlan collision

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Aug 27, 2017 - 19:08
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): At least eight people were killed and four others, all chidren, sustained wounds after their vehicle crashed into a truck in the capital of northern Baghlan province on Sunday. 2nd Lt. Sohrab, provincial traffic police chief...
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4 killed, 8 injured in Herat road mishap

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Aug 24, 2017 - 14:36
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): At least four people were killed and eight others wounded in a traffic accident in Adraskan district of western Herat province, an official said on Thursday. Governor’s spokesman, Jailani Farhad, told Pajhwok Afghan News two...
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4 killed, 11 injured in Panjsher traffic accident

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Aug 09, 2017 - 11:37
PARAKH (Pajhwok): Four people have been killed and seven others wounded as a result of a traffic accident in central Panjsher province, an official said on Wednesday. Police spokesman Mohammad Mansour Anabi told Pajhwok Afghan News a Mazda-type...
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Lawmaker Parween Nuristani dies in traffic accident

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Jul 31, 2017 - 19:22
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Female Wolesi Jirga or lower house member from eastern Nuristan province, Parween Nuristani, died in a traffic accident on Monday afternoon, a colleague said.
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5 children of a family electrocuted in Kabul

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Jul 30, 2017 - 19:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): Five children of the same family were killed after being caught up an in electrical current in capital Kabul, an official said on Sunday. The incident took place at about 2am today in Salim Karwan neighborhood in the jurisdiction of...
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8 people wounded in Parwan traffic accident

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Jul 30, 2017 - 11:56
کابل(پژواک، ۸ اسد ۹۶): مسوولان مدیریت ترافیک پروان میگویند که در حادثۀ ترافیکی صبح امروز در ساحۀ پل متک مرکز این ولایت، هشت تن جراحت برداشتند .
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Millions lost as fire guts Kabul fruit market

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Jul 25, 2017 - 17:30
KABUL (Pajhwok): A fire gutted 35 shops selling fruits and vegetables in central capital Kabul on Tuesday, as the losses were estimated at about 10 million afghanis. Allah Mohmmad, a shopkeeper at the market in the limits of 4th police district,...
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15 killed, 28 injured in Baghlan bus accident

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Jul 23, 2017 - 15:08
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): At least 15 people were killed and 28 others wounded in a traffic accident in the Doshi district of northern Baghlan province on Sunday, an official said. Traffic Director 2nd Lt. Sohrab told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident...
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Fire at Mazar-i-Sharif oil depot causes financial losses

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Jul 23, 2017 - 14:30
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A huge fire broke out at a fuel depot in the capital of northern Balkh province, causing financial losses, an official said on Sunday. Police spokesman Sher Jan Durrani told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place late...
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4 dead, 23 wounded in traffic accidents

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Jul 22, 2017 - 12:34
PUL-I-KHUMRI/MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least four individuals have been killed and 23 others wounded in three separate traffic accidents in northern Baghlan and Faryab provinces, officials said on Saturday. Faryab Traffic Management head Karimullah said...
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