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    Noted Pakistani nationalist dies in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A leading political figure who struggled for Pashtuns’ rights, Malik Amanullah Khan Kasi, has died at the Wazir Akbar Khan Hospital in Kabul. He was 76.



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    5 killed in Faryab car accident

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Five people, including three children, were killed in a car accident in northern Faryab province, an official said Sunday.



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    24 dead in Herat traffic accident

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok):  At least 24 people were killed in a traffic accident on Islam Qala highway in western Herat province on Sunday, an official said.



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    Farah accident leaves 1 dead, 4 injured

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): One man was killed and four others were wounded on Friday when the car they were travelling in flipped over in western Farah province, an official said.



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    Shamshad TV boosters torched in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A transmission booster of Afghanistan’s leading Pashto-language television channel has been torched in northern Balkh province, suspending its transmissions in at least five provinces, a reporter said on Wednesday.



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    University student commits suicide

    AIBAK/BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): A resident gunned down a police post commander guarding a coalmine in northern Samangan province, an official said on Saturday.



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    1 civilian shot dead, 2 wounded by police

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): One civilian has been killed and two others have been wounded by police in Ferozkoh, the capital of western Ghor province, an official said on Friday.



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    NATO soldier succumbs to injury

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service member died of a non-battle injury in eastern Afghanistan on Friday.



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    Iranian woman wounded in Jawzjan attack

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Two people were killed and an Iranian woman wounded in two separate incidents in northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Thursday.



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    5 fuel tankers burnt to ashes in Herat

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Five tankers supplying oil from neighbouring Iran caught fire and were burnt in the Islam Qala locality of western Herat province, an official said on Thursday.