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    EU stresses aid to landslide survivors

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The European Union ambassador visited the devastated Ab Barik village in Badakhshan province, paying respects to the victims and their families and attending a condolence ceremony.



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    Ghor floods kill 3, wash away houses

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Triggered by torrential rain, floods killed three people and washed away 150 houses in western Ghor province, an official said on Monday.



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    Obama offers assistance for landslide victims

    WASHINGTON (PAN): US President Barack Obama on Sunday called his Afghan counterpart to express condolences over loss of life in the May 2 landslide in the northeastern province of Badakhshan, the White House said. 



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    Drive launched to collect donations for victms

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Relief camps were established through the country on Sunday to collect donations for the victims of a massive landslide in the Argo district of northeastern Badakhshan province.  



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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.