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    Floods wreak havoc in Laghman

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Flash floods emerged in some areas of eastern Laghman province following heavy rains on Sunday, blocking the Kabul-Jalalabad highway and causing financial losses to residents.



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    Snowfall hampers transfer of ballot boxes

    CHAGHCHARAN (Pajhwok):  Heavy snowfall has blocked roads, creating problems in transporting ballot boxes to the capital of western Ghor province, officials said on Sunday.



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    Floods damage Parwan houses

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): At least 25 homes have been damaged in flash floods in the Masood Township on the outskirts of Chairkar, the capital of central Parwan province, locals saidon Sunday.



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    Most Kabul roads barricaded

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The capital Kabul experiences intermittent rains on Saturday when the Afghans go the polls, with certain roads have closed for traffic to ensure public safety.



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    Civilians among 6 killed in Ghor clash

    CHAGHCHARAN (Pajhwok): Three Taliban trying to close polling sites and as many civilians have been killed during a clash in western Ghor province, a senior official said on Friday.



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    3 passengers die in Zabul accident

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Three passengers were killed and 12 others injured when a passenger coach collided with a tractor in the Shah-i-Safa district of southern Zabul province, official said Wednesday.



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    Protestors seek action against governor

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Residents on Friday protested in the capital of southeastern Paktia province against the manhandling of a district chief and demanded action against the perpetrators.



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    8 dead as passenger bus overturns in Ghazni

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Eight people were killed on Friday when a passenger bus overturned in southern Ghazni province, an official said.



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    Children among 7 killed by Ghor floods

    CHAGHCHARAN (Pajhwok): Floods have killed seven people, washing away dozens of homes and more than 100 animals in western Ghor province, officials said on Thursday.



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    80 homes destroyed in Faryab mudslide

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A massive slide of mud and rocks triggered by heavy rains hit a village overnight in the Pashtunkot district of northern Faryab province, destroying 80 homes, an official said on Thursday.