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    Eight districts remain cut off in Badakhshan

    KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Residents in eight districts remained cut off from Faizabad, the capital of northern Badakhshan province, due to road blockades triggered by continuous heavy snowfall across the province, an official said on Monday.



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    3 killed in Parwan avalanche

    CHARIKAR (PAN): A snow avalanche killed three people and injured a fourth in the Sheikh Ali district of central Parwan province on Sunday, an official said.



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    Snow traps above 100 on Wardak pass: caller

    KABUL (PAN): Heavy snow trapped more than 100 people on a pass in the Behsud district of central Maidan Wardak province on Sunday, one of the stranded individuals phoned Pajhwok Afghan News.



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    Floods wreak havoc in Herat, Badghis

    HERAT CITY (PAN): At least three people died and four others sustained injuries as flash floods unleashed by heavy rains hit 15 districts in western Herat and Badghis provinces, officials said on Sunday.



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    Snowstorms clog Salang road

    CHARIKAR (PAN): The Salang pass, a major route that connects Kabul with northern Afghanistan,  has been closed for traffic since late Friday when snowstorms buried the highway at five locations, officials said on Sunday.



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    Parwan family loses kids to roof-collapse

    KABUL (PAN): A young girl and his 5-year-old brother died on Saturday after the roof of their house caved in due to heavy rains in central Parwan province, a relative said.



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    22 dead, 50 injured in Hangu attack

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): At least 22 people were killed and more than 50 others injured when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives outside two neighbouring mosques in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Friday, officials said.



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    2 dead, 7 injured in Helmand collision

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Two people were killed and seven others sustained injuries when a police pick-up crashed into a car in the Nahr-i-Saraj district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Thursday.



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    28 rebels join peace process in Baghlan

    PUL-I- KHUMRI (PAN): A 28-member group of the Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan joined the peace process in the Baghlan-i-Markazi district of northern Baghlan province on Tuesday.



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    Motorcyclist crushed to death by ISAF vehicle

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): A motorcyclist was killed after being hit by NATO-led troop’s vehicle in the northern province of Balkh on Saturday, an official said.