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    Gas cylinder explosion leaves 1 dead

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): One person was killed and three others were injured in a gas cylinder explosion in Mazar-I-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, on Sunday.



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    Zabul truck drivers go on strike

    QALAT (Pajhwok): A number of truck drivers in southern Zabul province went on strike on Saturday, accusing Mining Department staff of seeking bribes from them.



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    River Amu threatens Hairatan port

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The bustling Hairatan port can be flooded if River Amu water is not controlled in time, the Balkh National Disaster Management Authority chief warned on Wednesday.



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    Car accident leaves 5 people dead in Parwan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Five people were died and a woman wounded in a car accident in central Parwan province Wednesday morning, an official said.



    Accidents & Disasters,Social

    Major roads to be kept open in winter

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Works (MoPW) announced on Tuesday that all roads including the busy Salang highway would be kept open in the long winter season.  



    Accidents & Disasters,Education

    Boy commits suicide in Farah

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): A student has committed suicide in the western Farah province, raising the number of suicide in the province to five over the past nine months, an official said on Sunday.



    Accidents & Disasters,Reconstruction

    150 homes being built for landslide victims

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A project to construct 150 homes for families who lost their houses to a massive landslide in the Argo district of southeastern Badakhshan province has been launched, an official said on Saturday.



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    Faryab landslide leaves 3 brothers dead

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Three people have lost their lives following a landslide in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Saturday.



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    Russian flour aid perishes at Hairatan port

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): One hundred tonnes of flour, delivered by Russia in aid to Afghanistan, has perished at the Hairatan port in northern Balkh province, an official said on Friday.