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    3 Wardak agriculture officials die in accident

    MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Three agriculture department officials had died in a traffic accident in central Wardak province, an official said on Monday.



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    Body of girl recovered; militant held

    SHIBERGHAN/MAIMANA (PAN): The body of a girl, who reportedly committed suicide, was recovered in Jawzjan province, while a militant was detained in Faryab, officials said on Monday.



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    Mild quake jolts Badakhshan

    KABUL (PAN): A mild earthquake struck northeastern Afghanistan on Saturday but there was report about damage or casualties. Tremors were also felt across neighbouring Pakistan.



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    Faryab crash claims 3 policemen’s lives

    MAIMANA (PAN): Three policemen were killed and four others sustained critical injuries when their vehicle overturned on a road in northwestern Faryab province on Sunday, an official said.



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    5 children among 9 dead in Samangan crash

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Nine people, including five children, were killed and as many others sustained injuries when two passenger cars crashed on the Kabul-Mazar-i-Sharif highway in northern Samangan province, an official said on Thursday.



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    Over 200 dead as quake rattles Balochistan

    KABUL (PAN): A 7.8-magnitude earthquake rattled Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province on Tuesday, killing more than 200 people and creating a new island off the Gwadar coastline.



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    ISAF’s surveillance aircraft crashes in Paktia

    GARDEZ (PAN): A pilotless surveillance aircraft of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) crashed near Gardez, the capital of southeastern Paktia province, on Monday.



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    HIA rejects rumours about Hekmatyar’s death

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): The Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) on Friday scotched rumours about its leader Eng. Gulbadin Hekmatyar’s death.



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    Deadly mine collapse linked to negligence

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): The coalmine collapse in northern Samangan province was the result of carelessness on the part of engineers and experts, an official said on Monday.



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    One footballer killed, 3 injured in accident

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): One football player was killed and three others were wounded in a traffic accident in southern Helmand province, officials said on Monday.