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    Training reduces traffic accidents in Zabul

    QALAT (Pajhwok):  Nearly 500 people received licences after being trained as professional drivers in southern Zabul province during the first six months of this solar year, an official said on Sunday, attributing decreased traffic accidents to the training course.



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    4 dead in Samangan coalmine collapse

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): Four workers were killed when a coalmine tunnel collapsed in the Dara-i-Sauf Bala district of northern Samangan province, an official said on Saturday.



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    Gas cylinder explosion leaves 1 dead

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): One person was killed and three others were injured in a gas cylinder explosion in Mazar-I-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, on Sunday.



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    Zabul truck drivers go on strike

    QALAT (Pajhwok): A number of truck drivers in southern Zabul province went on strike on Saturday, accusing Mining Department staff of seeking bribes from them.



    Accidents & Disasters

    River Amu threatens Hairatan port

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): The bustling Hairatan port can be flooded if River Amu water is not controlled in time, the Balkh National Disaster Management Authority chief warned on Wednesday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Car accident leaves 5 people dead in Parwan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Five people were died and a woman wounded in a car accident in central Parwan province Wednesday morning, an official said.



    Accidents & Disasters,Social

    Major roads to be kept open in winter

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Public Works (MoPW) announced on Tuesday that all roads including the busy Salang highway would be kept open in the long winter season.  



    Accidents & Disasters,Education

    Boy commits suicide in Farah

    FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): A student has committed suicide in the western Farah province, raising the number of suicide in the province to five over the past nine months, an official said on Sunday.



    Accidents & Disasters,Reconstruction

    150 homes being built for landslide victims

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A project to construct 150 homes for families who lost their houses to a massive landslide in the Argo district of southeastern Badakhshan province has been launched, an official said on Saturday.