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    Former defence minister passes away

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former defence minister of Afghanistan, Gen. Abdul Qadir, has been died on Tuesday after protracted illness in Kabul, an official said.

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    Body of Taliban’s shadow governor found

    LASHKARGAH/KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): The dead body of a Taliban’s shadow governor for neighbouring Kandahar province has been found in the Garmsir district of southern Helmand province, sources said on Monday.

    Accidents & Disasters,Health

    Dozens of children displaced by floods fall ill

    TALUQAN (Pajhwok): Dozens of children suffering from various diseases erupted in the northern Takhar province in the aftermath of continuous downpours and flash floods that left hundreds of families displaced.

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    Girl burnt to death, her house reduced to ashes

    SHARANA (Pajhwok): A six-year-old girl was burnt to death after her house caught fire overnight in southeastern Paktika province, an elder of the family said on Friday.

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    1 child killed, 2 injured in Herat blast

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): One child was killed and two others critically wounded when an unexploded mortar shell they were playing with went off in western Herat province, an official said on Friday.

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    9 including district chief mysteriously fall ill

    TALUQAN (Pajhwok): Nine people, including a district chief, fell sick and were hospitalised after they opened a package containing a mysterious powder in northern Takhar province, officials said on Friday.

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    3 of a family killed in Parwan collision

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A couple and their young son died in a traffic accident in central Parwan province, an official said on Friday.

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    Parwan accident leaves 3 dead, 15 injured

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Three people were killed and 15 others wounded in a traffic accident in the Jabalu Siraj district of central Parwan province, an official said on Thursday.

    Accidents & Disasters,Reconstruction

    Families who lost homes to landslide promised plots

    TALUQAN (Pajhwok): The governor on Monday said land plots would be distributed to families rendered homeless by a recent devastating landslide in northern Takhar province to construct homes for themselves.  

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    Floods sweep away more houses in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Triggering by heavy rains, flash floods in northeastern Badakhshan province wreaked havoc and destroyed 45 more houses and hundreds of acres of crops, an official said on Monday.