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    Goods worth $300m lost to Kunduz market fire

    KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A fire that engulfed a marketplace in the capital of northern Kunduz province caused $300 million in losses to traders, the affected shop owners and an official said on Friday.



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    Boy raped before being hanged

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Unknown men raped and strangled to death and hanged a 13-year-old boy from a tree in the capital of northern Sar-i-Pul province, officials and family said on Tuesday.



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    Death toll from flash flood rises to 75

    KABUL (PAN): The death toll from monsoon flooding that hit nearly a dozen provinces has reached 75, with the most fatalities occurring in Sarobi district of Kabul, officials said on Monday.



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    Technical section of Milli TV torched

    JALALABAD (PAN): All equipment of Nangarhar’s Milli TV channel's technical section was burnt as a result of an electrical short circuit on Monday, an official said.



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    Tens of shops gutted in Jalalabad fire

    JALALABAD (PAN): Tens of shops were gutted on Sunday as a result of a blaze at an underground market in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, witnesses said.



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    7 dead as floods hit Khost, Nuristan

    KHOST CITY/JALALABAD (PAN): At least seven people, including women and children, were killed by flash floods which wreaked havoc in southeastern Khost and eastern Nuristan provinces, officials said on Saturday.



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    Flash floods sweep away scores of people, houses

    JALALABAD/KABUL (PAN): Flash floods have swept away dozens of people and houses, destroying hundreds of acres of crops in Kabul and Nangarhar provinces, officials said on Saturday.



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    Rains trigger floods in Kunar, wardak

    ASADABAD/MAIDAN SHAHR (PAN): Heavy rainfall induced flash flooding in central Maidan Wardak and eastern Kunar provinces, destroying several homes and inundating agricultural crops, officials said on Wednesday.



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    Heat wave to persist for a week or so

    KABUL (PAN): Residents have been complaining over the past few days of intense heat in different parts of the country, with the mercury soaring to 50 degrees centigrade in several provinces.



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    Attack on police post touches off clash

    JALALABAD (PAN): Two insurgents were killed after they attacked a border police checkpoint in eastern Nangarhar province in the wee hours of Friday, an official said.