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    Nangarhar accident claims 7 lives

    JALALABAD (PAN): Seven people, including a woman and a child, were killed and two others injured in a traffic accident on the Torkham- Jalalabad highway in eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday, traffic department officials said.



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    5 of a family killed in Kunduz road crash

    KUNDUZ (PAN): Five members of a family were killed and as many others injured in a traffic accident in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Tuesday.



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    Two police wound in Kunduz blast

    KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Two policemen were wounded, one of them seriously, in a bomb explosion the Khanabad district of northern Kunduz province on Friday, an official said.



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    ANDMA ready to deal with winter challenges

    TALOQAN (PAN): The Afghanistan Natural Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) office in northern Takhar province said it had taken necessary measures to deal with winter-related natural calamities.



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    $1m spent on river embankment project

    KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Hundreds of homes and thousands of acres of farmland along Amu River banks have been protected from flooding with the execution of a project in northeastern Kunduz province, an official said on Saturday.



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    Worker dies in coalmine collapse

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): One worker was killed and another injured when a coalmine partially collapsed in the Dara-i-Sauf Bala district of northern Samangan province, officials said on Thursday.



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    Snowfall blocks key route in Sar-i-Pul

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): A road linking Balkhab district with the capital of northern Sar-i-Pul province was closed as a result of heavy snowfall, hindering election materials’ transfer to the town, officials said on Thursday.



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    Early snowfall, rains worry growers

    PUL-I-ALAM/GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Farmers and officials on Tuesday voiced concerns at the early snowfall in certain parts of the country, fearing that cultivation of crops could be delayed.



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    Militants gun down CSO official

    JALALABAD (PAN): A district chief of the Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) was shot dead by Taliban insurgents in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday, authorities said.



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    Radio journalist dies in accident

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): A radio journalist was killed along with two family members in a car accident on the Kabul-Kandahar highway in southern Zabul province on Sunday, an official said.