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    9 dead, 13 injured Wardak, Paktika floods

    KABUL/SHARANA (PAN): Nine people lost their lives to flash flooding and 13 others sustained injuries in the disaster that hit central Maidan Wardak and southeastern Paktika provinces, officials said on Tuesday.



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    Crops in 5 Nangarhar districts threatened

    JALALABAD (PAN): Farmers in several districts of eastern Nangarhar province said on Tuesday they could lose standing crops grown over dozens of acres of land if a canal irrigating the fields was not repaired forthwith.



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    Floods kill 4, damage Khost-Gardez highway

    KHOST CITY/GARDEZ (PAN): Flash floods killed four people and swept away sections of highways in southeastern Khost and Paktia provinces, officials said on Monday.



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    4 die, 100 injured in Kandahar accidents

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Four people have been killed and nearly 100 sustained injuries in traffic accidents during Eidul Fitr holidays in southern Kandahar province, officials said on Sunday.



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    Floods kill 23 near Kabul, affectees await relief

    KABUL (PAN): Triggered by heavy downpours, flash floods that hit several provinces, including Kabul, left 23 people dead and several others wounded, officials said on Sunday.



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    Ghazni top peace negotiator dies in India

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Ghazni provincial High Peace Council (HPC) chief Fazl Ahmad Tolwak, who sustained injuries during a roadside bombing in the southern province about a month back, has died in a hospital in India.



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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.