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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.

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    27 dead in Samangan mine blast

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF/AIBAK (PAN): Twenty-seven workers have been killed during an explosion inside a coalmine in northern Samangan province, officials said on Sunday.  

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    4 dead, 20 missing in Badakhshan rockslide

    FAIZABAD (PAN): An overnight mountain slide left four people dead and nearly 20 others missing in the Zebak district of northwestern Badakhshan province, an official said on Tuesday.

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    Car bomber hits ANA post in Logar, 4 injured

    PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Four Afghan National Army (ANA) troops were injured when a suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a military installation in central Logar province on Tuesday.

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    Children among 5 wounded in Lashkargah blast

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Five civilians were injured when a bomb-rigged motorcycle was detonated in the capital of southern Helmand province on Tuesday morning, an official said.

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    4-month-old child charred to death in Faryab

    MAIMANA (PAN): A sleeping 4-month-old child was burned to death and four other people suffered injuries during two separate gas cylinder explosions in northern Faryab province, officials said on Friday.