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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.



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    Death toll from Parwan clash rises to 9

    CHARIKAR (PAN): The death toll from an armed conflict between two rival groups in the Jabalus Saraj district of central Parwan province has risen to nine, an official said on Saturday.



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    Floods wash away 147 homes in Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): Flash floods triggered by heavy rains left at least 10 people injured and washed away more than a hundred homes and large swathes of agriculture lands in central Kabul province, officials said on Thursday.



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    71 die in accidents on Kabul-Torkham road

    JALALABAD (PAN): Seventy-one people have died and 1,400 others wounded in traffic accidents on the Kabul-Torkham highway since late March, officials said on Thursday.



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    Floods wreak havoc in Laghman

    JALALABAD (PAN): Heavy rainfall that lasted two hours led to devastating floods in the capital and other parts of eastern Laghman province, an official said on Wednesday.



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    8 die as van plunges into gorge

    MAIMANA (PAN): Eight people, including children, were killed and five others wounded as a result of a road mishap in the northern province of Faryab, officials said on Wednesday.



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    Kabul schoolgirl stabbed

    KABUL (PAN): A high schoolgirl was stabbed in Kabul on Monday, an official said, adding police had launched an investigation into the incident.



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    Noted civil society leader dies in accident

    KABUL (PAN): The funeral for noted civil society leader Dr. Saeed Niazi, who died in a road accident on Thursday evening, is being held in Kabul later on Friday.



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    3 injured, shops burnt as fuel tanker explodes

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Three people were wounded and several shops burnt after a fuel tanker exploded on Monday in Charikar, the capital of central Parwan provincial, officials said.