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    Flattened village may be declared mass grave

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The village buried by the landslide in the Argo district of northeastern Badakhshan province would be declared a mass grave, an official said on Sunday.



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    Mehtarlam, villages under flood threat

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): With water level in Alishang River rising, Mehtarlam, the capital of eastern Laghman province, and adjacent villages are facing a looming flood threat, an official warned on Saturday.



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    10-year-old pulled alive from rubble

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A day of a massive landslide buried an entire village in northeastern Badakhshan, rescuers on Saturday recovered alive a 10-year-old boy from the rubble.



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    Rural development director dies in accident

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The rural development director of southeastern Paktia province was killed following an accident on the Kabul-Gardez highway on Saturday, an official said.



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    2,100 confirmed dead in Badakhshan landslide

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Over 2,100 people were killed and hundreds went missing on Friday when a massive landslide buried an entire village in the remote northeastern province of Badakhshan, officials said on Saturday.



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    Samangan mine blast blamed on negligence

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): The death toll from an explosion in a coalmine tunnel in the Dar-i-Sauf Bala district of northern Samangan province has risen to 24, an official said on Friday.



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    Samangan floods leave 4 dead, 4 missing

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Four people were killed and as many went missing in the wake of floods in northern Samangan province, officials said on Friday.



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    Flood death toll surges to 165

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The death toll from devastating floods has surged to 165 fatalities in northern provinces, an official said on Thursday.



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    9 including policemen killed in Kunduz

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Five Afghan Local Police (ALP) members and four militants, including a notorious commander, were killed in a clash in northern Kunduz province, an official said Thursday.



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    Baghlan, Badakhshan floods claim 5 lives

    PUL-I-KHUMRI/FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Triggered by torrential rains, floods and landslides have destroyed hundreds of houses, killing three people in Baghlan and two people in Badakhshan provinces, officials said on Thursday.