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    30 injured as tractor trolley overturns

    JALALABAD (PAN): Thirty people were injured when a tractor trolley overturned in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Wednesday.

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    Over 300 lives lost to natural disasters this year

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghanistan National Disasters Management Authority (ANDMA) on Sunday said about 500 people had been killed or injured as a result of natural disasters this year.

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    Lightning leaves policemen dead in Nuristan

    ASADABAD (PAN): Two policemen were killed and 11 others injured when their checkpoint was struck by lightning in eastern Nuristan province, an official said on Sunday.

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    Seismometre being installed in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (PAN): Installation of a seismometer, a project funded by the US department of Geosciences, will be completed in a month and a half in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Saturday.

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    Road accidents leave 175 injured in Paktika

    SHARAN (PAN): Traffic accidents left at least 175 people injured in various parts of southeastern Paktika province during Eid holidays, a medic said on Sunday.

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    Minister among 10 killed in DI Khan suicide attack

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): A provincial law minister was among at least 10 people killed in a suicide attack in Dera Ismail Khan (DI Khan) town of northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, officials said on Thursday.

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    Logar governor killed in bomb blast at mosque

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): A bomb explosion killed the governor of central Logar province on Tuesday when he was delivering a speech to mark the first day of Eidul Adha, officials said.

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    3 Wardak agriculture officials die in accident

    MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Three agriculture department officials had died in a traffic accident in central Wardak province, an official said on Monday.

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    Body of girl recovered; militant held

    SHIBERGHAN/MAIMANA (PAN): The body of a girl, who reportedly committed suicide, was recovered in Jawzjan province, while a militant was detained in Faryab, officials said on Monday.

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    Mild quake jolts Badakhshan

    KABUL (PAN): A mild earthquake struck northeastern Afghanistan on Saturday but there was report about damage or casualties. Tremors were also felt across neighbouring Pakistan.