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Accidents & Disasters

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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President takes aerial view of flood-affected Sarobi

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Jul 18, 2017 - 22:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday took an aerial view of flashflood-affected villages in the Sarobi district of central Kabul province, a day after the disaster claimed 17 lives.
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Flooding leaves 17 dead in Kabul’s Sarobi

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Jul 17, 2017 - 21:58
KABUL (Pajhwok): Seventeen people died after flash floods triggered by heavy rains hit the Sarobi district of central Kabul province, the district chief said on Monday.
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3 die, 1 injured as flash floods play havoc in Nangarhar

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Jul 17, 2017 - 16:19
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Rains-induced floods left three dead, including a child, and a fourth person wounded in various parts of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Sunday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan...
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Badakhshan floods leave 16 dead, 19 wounded: ANDMA

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Jul 16, 2017 - 14:40
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Local officials on Sunday said at least 16 people have been killed and 19 others wounded in recent flash floods in three districts of northeastern Badakhshan province. Afghanistan Natural Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA)...
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Flash floods damage homes, crops in Parwan

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Jul 15, 2017 - 12:23
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Rains-induced floods have caused huge financial losses in the Surkh-e-Parsayee district of central Parwan province, officials said on Saturday. A member of the provincial council, Qari Abdul Rahman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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Nature’s fury: Badakhshan floods leave 5 dead, 25 injured

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Jul 11, 2017 - 18:19
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains left five people dead and another 25 wounded in two districts of northeastern Badakhshan province, local officials said on Tuesday.
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2 killed, 1 injured in Helmand bus-car collision

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Jul 10, 2017 - 08:26
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Two people, including a woman, were killed and a girl was wounded on Sunday when their car crashed into a passenger bus in southern Helmand province, an official said.
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Flash floods hit Badakhshan, leaving 3 dead, 15 injured

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Jul 09, 2017 - 15:48
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least three people were killed and 15 others injured as result of flash floods in Shaki district of northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said Sunday. Badakhshan natural disasters management authority head, Sayed...
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Key HIA member Farooqi dies of heart attack

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Jul 03, 2017 - 11:27
KABUL (Pajhwok): Presidential advisor and Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) member Khalid Farooqi has died of heart attack in Kabul, an official said on Monday. The former lawmaker suffered the heart attack on Sunday night and breathed his last on his...
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3 children drown in Herat's Injil district

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Jul 01, 2017 - 18:00
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Three children drowned on Saturday while swimming in a river in the Injil district of western Herat province, an official said. Jilani Farhad, the governor's spokesman, told Pajhwok Afhgan News the victins were 8, 12 and 15...
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Flash floods wreak havoc in 2 Khost districts

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Jun 29, 2017 - 16:39
KHOST (Pajhwok): Rains-induced floods destroyed at least 200 shops and hundreds of homes in southeastern Khost province, also inundating hundreds acres of farmland in two districts, officials said on Thursday. Around 200 shops and two fuel stations...
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Herat: Hundreds injured, 2 killed during Eid

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Jun 29, 2017 - 12:32
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): About 300 people were injured and two killed during the three-day Eid festival in traffic incidents, street fights and toy guns in western Herat province, officials said. They said 169 people were injured in traffic accidents,...
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161 injured in Nangarhar traffic accidents during Eid days

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Jun 28, 2017 - 15:29
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): More than 150 people, including women and children, have been injured in accidents during the past three days of Eid-ul-fitr in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Carelessness of drivers, violation of...
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Amo River threatens two Balkh districts

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Jun 28, 2017 - 11:16
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The Amu River has swollen thousands of acres of land and inundated hundreds of homes in two districts of northern Balkh province during the past one and a half decades due to the government’s negligence, the affected...
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2 killed, 6 injured in Paktika traffic accidents

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Jun 27, 2017 - 11:35
SHARAN (Pajhwok): Two people have been killed and six others wounded in a traffic accidents in the Yousufkhelo district of southeastern Paktika province, an official said on Tuesday.
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3 die, 13 injured in Parwan road pileup

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Jun 26, 2017 - 18:32
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A woman was among three persons died after a government pick up vehicle crashed into other cars near the provincial capital of central Parwan province, an official said on Monday.
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700 carpentry shops gutted in Takhar blaze

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Jun 17, 2017 - 17:57
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Friday’s fire has gutted hundreds of carpentry shops in the capital of northeastern Takhar province, inflicting tens of millions of afghanis loss on shop owners, an official said on Saturday.
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