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    5 killed, 36 wounded in Takhar accidents

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): At least five people were killed and 36 others wounded in two separate road accidents in northeastern Takhar province on Tuesday, officials said.



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    Laghman collision claims 2 lives

    MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Two people were killed and nine others wounded in a traffic incident on the Nangarhar-Laghman highway on Sunday, an official said.  



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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.



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    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.



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    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.



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    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.