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    Bamyan avalanche leaves 5 women dead

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Five women lost their lives to an avalanche in central Bamyan province, where snow and rockslides destroyed more than two dozen houses, officials said on Wednesday.



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    Roof cave-in leaves 3 children dead

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Three children died and four others were injured when their house collapsed due to heavy rains in Kabul, an official said on Monday.



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    Hundreds of Uruzgan residents marooned

    TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Two people have been killed and hundreds marooned by rain-induced flooding in central Uruzgan province, an official said on Monday.



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    Panjsher rains, snowfall cause losses

    PARAKH (Pajhwok): Heavy rains and snow slides have caused financial losses in Panjsher, closing the main road that links the central province with Parwan and Kabul, an official said on Monday.



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    Building collapse causes casualties

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Two people were killed and three others injured on Sunday when their two-storey house collapsed following heavy rains in northern Baghlan province, an official said.



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    9 deported from Iran die in road crash

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok) Nine Afghans deported from Iran have died in a traffic accident in western Herat province,a  health official said on Sunday.



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    1 killed, 20 injured in Ghazni accident

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): One person was killed and 20 others were wounded when a passenger bus overturned in the Maqur district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Saturday.



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    Snowfall closes Salang highway for traffic

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): The busy Salang highway, linking the country’s north and south, was closed for traffic because of heavy snowfall and stormy weather, an official said on Saturday.



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    11 shops gutted in Jalalabad market blaze

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Nearly a dozen shops were gutted after a huge fire swept through a marketplace in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, witnesses said on Friday.