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    Qazi Hussain Ahmad laid to rest

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Former Jamaat-i-Islami leader Qazi Hussain Ahmad, who died of a heart attack at the age of 74 years, was laid to rest in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday.

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    Thousands await aid as floods swamp Kunduz

    KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Thousands of families who lost their houses and livelihood to a swollen Amu River in northern Kunduz province are awaiting government's assistance.

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    4 of a family poisoned to death in Samangan

     MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Four members of a family have been poisoned to death by unidentified individuals in the

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    Rally seeks Herat power deptt. lockdown

    HERAT CITY (PAN): Residents of this western city of Herat on Thursday asked the government to lock down the provincial water and energy department for what they said failing to maintain an uninterrupted power supply to dwellers.

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    5 Afghan students die in Istanbul

     KABUL (PAN): Authorities in Kabul have been informed about the death of five Afghan students in the Istanbul city of Turkey due to a gas leak in a house, an official said on Wednesday.

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    3 Badakhshan men die in avalanche

    KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Three people were killed by an avalanche in the Kohistanat district of northwestern Badakhshan province, an official said on Monday.

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    Ex-deputy PM passes away

    KABUL (PAN): Prominent Afghan politician, educationist and former deputy prime minister, Dr. Abdul Samad Hamid, passed away in Germany on Saturday night. He was 83.

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    Floods destroy homes in Jawzjan

    SHABARGHAN (PAN): Flash floods triggered by recent heavy rains submerged thousands of homes in the northern province of Jawzjan, officials said on Sunday.

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    13 Afghan children die at Torkham

     JALALABAD (PAN): Another 10 minor Afghan children died of extreme cold at the Torkham border-crossing after their families were stranded due to the closure of the gate by Pakistani authorities, officials said on Saturday.

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    Herat woman sets herself on fire

    HERAT CITY (PAN): As a result of family violence, a 17-years-old girl set herself on fire in the Guzra district of western Herat province on Wednesday, an official said.