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    Our lives are at risk, say flood victims

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Flood-affected families living under tents in northern Jawzjan province warned on Thursday the winter had put their lives at risk of disease and death.

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    Anti-governor rally held in Paktika

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): More than 100 people on Wednesday staged a protest rally in southeastern Paktika province, calling for the provincial governor and other officials to be sacked.

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    Civilian deaths, rights abuse double in southeast

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Civilian casualties and crimes against women doubled this solar year in southeastern Afghanistan, the Paktia Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) said on Wednesday.

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    Floods affected families given aid in Samangan

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): Some 500 families affected by recent floods in northern Samangan province received aid assistance in kind of food and clothes, officials said.

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    Legendary poet Ikramullah Gran dies

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Legendary Pashto poet, Ikramullah Gran, known for his purpose-oriented, innovated and progressive poems, died on Thursday in his home town of Charsadda, northwestern Pakistan.

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    Heavy snowfall blocks Badakhshan roads

     FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Eight districts of northeastern Badakhshan province have been cut off from the capital Faizabad after heavy snowfall blocked roads, an official said on Monday.

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    80 snow-trapped passengers rescued

    SAR-I-PUL CITY (Pajhwok): Heavy snow has blocked the main road linking Balkhab district with the capital of northern Sar-i-Pul province, creating numerous problems for residents.

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    1 dead, 72 injured in road accidents

    ZARANJ/CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): One person was killed and 72 others were wounded in two separate crashes in southwestern Nimroz and central Parwan provinces on Sunday, officials said.

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    Residents flay rampant traffic dept. corruption

    BAMYAN (Pajhwok): The residents of central Bamyan province complained about surge in administrative corruption in traffic department and said that vehicles plying on the roads had no valid documents.

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    12 wounded in Parwan traffic accidents

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): At least 12 people were injured in three different traffic accidents in central Parwan province, an official said on Wednesday.