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    Parwan accident leaves child dead

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): An eight-year-old child was dead and three others injured in a traffic accident in the capital of central Parwan province on Saturday, an official said.



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    4 dead, 100 homes destroyed in landslide

    TALUQAN (Pajhwok): Triggered by an earthquake, a huge landslide damaged about one hundred homes in two villages in the Rustaq district of northern Takhar province, killing at least four people, with dozens of others missing, officials said on Saturday.



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    16 killed, 28 wounded as van rams into bus

    QALAT (Pajhwok): Sixteen people were killed and 28 others wounded in a traffic accident in the Shahr-i-Safa district of southern Zabul province on Tuesday, an official said



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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.