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Accidents & Disasters

8 of a family lose lives to Kunar snowslide

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Nov 17, 2017 - 11:16
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Eight members of a family have been killed by a snowslide in eastern Kunar province, an official said on Friday. The avalanche hit the family’s residence in the Bahadar village of Chapa Dara district the other day, the police...
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3 Kuchis, 150 sheep dead in Achin cave collapse

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Nov 16, 2017 - 20:14
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three young Kuchi tribesmen and their 150 sheep were killed in a cave collapse incident in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said Thursday. Governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, told Pajhwok Afghan News the cave...
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Bodies of woman, toddler found in Faryab

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Nov 15, 2017 - 16:54
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A woman and a minor child have been found dead under mysterious circumstances in northern Faryab province, where another woman was electrocuted, an official said on Wednesday. Both the incidents took place in Khawaja Sabzposh...
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Some Ghazni districts get 1st snowfall

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Nov 14, 2017 - 19:28
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Two districts in the southern Ghazni province received the first snowfall of the season measuring 35 centimeters, has blocked the roads connecting the districts with the provincial capital. The first snowfall was received by...
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Truck overturns in Samangan, leaves 2 dead

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Nov 14, 2017 - 16:03
AIBAK (Pajhwok): A truck skidded off the road and overturned near the capital of northern Samangan province on Tuesday, leaving two persons, including the driver, dead, an official said. Col. Abdul Razeq, Samangan traffic department head, said the...
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Over 300 dead as powerful earthquake strikes near Iran-Iraq border

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Nov 13, 2017 - 18:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 300 people were killed and over 2,500 injured in a powerful earthquake that hit the Iran-Iraq border region late on Sunday. The earthquake was measured 7.3 magnitudeon Richter scale. Iranian media emphasised that the quake...
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5 dead, 37 wounded as bus flips over in Kandahar

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Nov 13, 2017 - 11:54
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Five passengers were killed and 37 others wounded in an accident in southern Kandahar province on Monday, an official said. Qudratullah Khoshbakht, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the accident took place...
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3 killed, 4 wounded in Samangan car plunge

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Nov 08, 2017 - 19:59
AIBAK (Pajhwok): Three people were killed and four others wounded in a traffic accident in Khurram wa Sarbagh district of northern Samangan province, an official said on Wednesday. Provincial police spokesman, Munir Hashimi, told Pajhwok Afghan News...
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Kabul: Cyclist killed after being hit by speeding car

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Nov 07, 2017 - 13:03
KABUL (Pajhwok): One individual was killed and another wounded as a result of a traffic accident in the capital Kabul on Tuesday. The incident took place at 4:30am when a speeding car hit a cyclist in the limits of the 15th police district, an...
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Kapisa: Fire at Afghan forces center doused

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Nov 06, 2017 - 14:05
MAHMOD RAQI (Pajhwok): A major fire that engulfed the Afghan forces’ coordination center in the capital of central Kapisa province was put out after three hours of hectic efforts, an official said. Qais Qaderi, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok...
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4 die, 6 injured in Ghazni traffic accidents

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Nov 05, 2017 - 18:46
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Four people were killed and six others wounded in two separate traffic accidents in southern Ghazni province on Sunday, an official said. Mohammad Arif, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the first accident...
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Huge losses as fire guts 15 curtain shops in Kabul

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Nov 04, 2017 - 09:25
KABUL (Pajhwok): A blaze swept throw curtain shops in capital Kabul on Saturday, leaving one person injured and at least 15 shops gutted, police said. The fire caused ‘huge’ financial losses to many shopkeepers, said Basir Mujahid, 101st Asmaee zone...
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40 Badakhshan villages prone to mountain slides

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Oct 30, 2017 - 19:48
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Local officials say more than 5,000 families in 40 villages of northeastern Badakhshan province are prone to mountain slides and call for their shifting to safe areas.
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Nimroz traffic accident leaves 4 dead

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Oct 23, 2017 - 14:12
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Four people including three women working for an organization have been killed in a traffic accident in southwestern Nimroz province, officials said on Monday. Omid Baloch, acting Chakhansor district chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News...
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1 person dead, 3 hurt in Parwan traffic accident

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Oct 21, 2017 - 15:47
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): One person was killed and three others injured in a traffic accident in central Parwan province on Saturday, an official said. Traffic Department Director Mohammad Karim told Pajhwok Afghan News the accident happened in the...
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Heavy storm leaves 1 dead, 4 injured in Jawzjan

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Oct 18, 2017 - 16:37
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): At least one person was killed and four others wounded in traffic accidents triggered by a strong storm in the capital of northern Jawzjan province, officials said on Wednesday. Mohammad Reza Ghafoori, the governor’s spokesman...
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Efforts on to ensure safe flow of traffic on Salang Highway

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Oct 02, 2017 - 17:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): Efforts have been made for safe and secure flow of traffic through the Salang Pass during winter, authorities concerned told lawmakers on Monday. Abdul Rahman Salahi, secretary at Ministry of Public Works, Mohammad Aslam Sayas,...
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6 dead, 17 wounded in Helmand bus-truck collision

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Sep 25, 2017 - 13:03
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Six people were killed and 17 others wounded in a traffic accident in the Washer district of southern Helmand province on Monday morning, officials said. Greshk district chief Mohammad Saleem told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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Herat man says sorry to friends before suicide

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Sep 24, 2017 - 16:36
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A 24-year-old man has committed suicide by shooting himself in the head after saying “sorry” to friends on Facebook in western Herat province, an official said on Sunday. Rashid Aria uploaded his last video on his Facebook...
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2 killed as truck flips over in Parwan

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Sep 23, 2017 - 18:34
KABUL (Pajhwok): Two people were killed in a traffic accident in the Salang district of central Parwan province early on Saturday, an official said. District Chief Mohammad Sabir Ahmadi told Pajhwok Afghan News the accident took place at around 4:...
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