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Accidents & Disasters

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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4 dead, 34 injured in Nangarhar bus plunge

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Sep 23, 2017 - 17:45
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Four children died and 34 people including women and children injured when their bus plunged into a deep ravine in Pachiragam district of Nangarhar province, officials said on Saturday. Qari Hijratullah, the Pachiragam district...
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‘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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