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    Helmand residents stage protest rally in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): Dozens of people coming all the way from southern Helmand province to this central capital on Saturday staged a protest demonstration, asking the government to resolve their problems regarding health, security and electricity.



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    5 die as car plunges into Jalalabad canal

    JALALABAD (PAN): Five people died as the vehicle they were travelling in lost control and plunged into a shallow canal in the eastern province of Nangarhar, officials said Saturday.



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    Badakhshan road blockades send food prices soaring

    KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Food prices have spiraled in 17 districts of northeastern Badakhshan province as roads linking the towns with provincial capital, Kunduz City, remained closed due to recent snowfall, officials said on Friday.



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    7 die as snow, rains lash Kunar, Nuristan

    ASADABAD (PAN): Seven people, including two women, were killed and four others, including two children, were injured as continuous heavy snowfall and rains destroyed 73 homes in eastern Afghanistan, officials said on Friday.



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    Salang Pass witnesses 6-hour blackde

    KABUL (PAN): The Salang Pass, a key route between Kabul and the north, was reopened on Thursday for vehicular movement after a six-hour blockade that came after the highway authorities feared possible snowstorms could snarl travel.



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    4 Afghan refugees die in Jamrud

    KABUL (PAN): Four members of an Afghan refugee family were killed after the roof of their house collapsed due to days of raining in Pakistan's tribal region of Khyber on Wednesday, the Pakistani media reported.



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    Stranded 224 passengers rescued from snow

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Hundreds of people trapped in heavy snow on a pass were rescued in central Parwan province, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Salang Pass cleared for traffic: official

    CHARIKAR (PAN): The snow-bound Slang Pass, a strategic route that connects Kabul with northern provinces, was cleared on Wednesday for vehicular traffic after 53 avalanches blocked the highway at five locations since Friday, an official said.



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    Badakhshan landslide destroys homes, 20 hurt

    FAIZABAD (PAN): An overnight massive landslide destroyed at least 20 homes, leaving as many residents injured in the Yawan district of northeastern Badakhshan province, officials said on Tuesday.



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    20 shops gutted in Faizabad market blaze

    FAIZABAD (PAN): At least 20 shops were completely gutted after a fire broke out at a marketplace in the provincial capital of northeastern Badakhshan province on Tuesday, causing massive losses to traders, an official said.