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    6 killed in Faryab traffic accidents

    MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Six people, including a woman and two children, have died and a senior intelligence official among two others sustained injuries during separate traffic accidents in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Thursday.



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    Reduced natural disasters' risks key goal: CEO

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday said damages from natural disasters had a direct impact on the country’s economy and managing disasters through proper planning was the government’s primary goal.



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    Several woodworking shops gutted in fire

    ASADBAD (Pajhwok): A huge fire raced through a woodworking market in the capital of eastern Kunar province on Monday, leaving dozens of shops a complete loss.



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    Over 100 shops gutted in Balkh fire

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Dozens of shops were reduced to ashes as a huge fire swept through a marketplace overnight in the capital of northern Balkh province, an official said on Saturday.



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    Woman found dead with stab wounds

    PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A 35-year-old woman was found stabbed to death in the Mohammad Agha district of central Logar province on Sunday, officials said.



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    1 killed, 4 injured in Samangan truck crash

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): One person was killed and four others sustained injuries when two trucks collided in northwestern Samangan province, an official said on Sunday.



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    10 bodies of drowned Afghans arrive in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The bodies of 10 Afghans, who drowned last week in the Mediterranean Sea near Istanbul, arrived on Saturday at the Kabul International Airport, an official said.



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    Bodies being sent home from Istanbul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan Consulate in Istanbul on Thursday said preparations were being made to send to Afghanistan the bodies of migrants who drowned as a result of a boat that capsized in Turkey this week.



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    Flood closes Badghis-Herat highway

    QALA-I-NAW (Pajhwok): A flash flood damaged the Badghis-Herat highway in Qala-i-Naw, forcing its closure on Wednesday morning, authorities said.



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    24 Afghans dead as boat sinks near Istanbul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two dozen illegal migrants, believed to be Afghan citizens, drowned on Monday when the boat ferrying them to Europe sunk near Istanbul.