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    MPs give aid to landslide victims

    FAIZABAD/CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A Wolesi Jirga delegation headed by Speaker Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi on Wednesday handed over three million afghanis cash to the governor of northeastern Badakhshan for distribution to the May 2 landslide-affected families.



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    Landslide fears displace 50 Samangan families

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Up to 50 families have been displaced by a looming landslide in the Dara-i-Sauf Bala district of northern Samangan province, an official said on Tuesday.



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    Bamyan residents reopen Hajigak pass

    BAMYAN (Pajhwok): After seven months of closure, the Hajigak pass on the Kabul-Bamyan highway was reopened for traffic by residents on Tuesday, locals said.



    Accidents & Disasters,Agriculture

    Floods wreak havoc in Khwahan district

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Two villages and a fruit orchard were washed away by flash floods in the Khwahan district of northeastern Badakhshan province, officials said on Tuesday.



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    4 Afghans dead in Zahedan accident

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Four Afghan nationals have been killed in a traffic accident in Zahedan, the capital of Iran’s Sistan-Balochistan province, a report said on Monday.



    Accidents & Disasters,Health

    Medical camp treats landslide survivors

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A medical camp has been set up in the landslide-hit Argo district of northeastern Badakhshan province and so far 200 patients from surviving families have been treated, the public health director said on Sunday.



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    Bus plunge into river leaves 2 dead, 5 missing

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Two passengers were killed and 23 others injured after a passenger bus plunged into the Salang River in central Parwan province, an official said Sunday.



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    Chinese, Iranians to help retrieve corpses

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Chinese and Iranian experts have promised to help retrieve corpses buried under a deep layer of mud as a result of the May 2 landslide in northeastern Badakhshan province, a minister said on Saturday.



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    Kabul-Balkh road closed in Samangan

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): The highway between Kabul and the capital of northern Balkh province could not be opened for traffic on Saturday, a day after it was washed away by flash floods in Hazrat Sultan and Khulam districts of northern Samangan province.



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    Flood-marooned people flown to safety

    SHIBERGHAN/BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): The Afghan National Army (ANA) rescued hundreds of people marooned by floods in norther Jawzjan province, an official said on Saturday.