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    400 fuel trucks gutted, some drivers missing

    KABUL (Pajhwok):  Attackers set on fire 400 fuel tankers trucks parked on the outskirts of Kabul in the Arghandi square in Paghman district overnight, with some drivers and cleaners missing.



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    4 children killed in Herat playground blast

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Four children were killed and six others, including four children, were injured on Thursday morning when a landmine exploded in a playground in the Gulran district of western Herat province, police said.



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    Famous folk singer Haji Bakht dies

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Haji Bakht, one of the popular folk singers, died from a protracted illness a day earlier and was laid to rest in his ancestral graveyard in southern Kandahar province, family sources said on Tuesday.



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    6 injured as speedy car overturns in Kapisa

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Six persons were injured on Sunday when a speedy car overturned in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province, an official said.



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    Balkh bus-truck collision claims 5 lives

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Five people were killed and 16 others wounded in an accident in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, on Saturday, an official said.



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    19 dead in collision on Torkham-Jalalabad road

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Ninteen people were killed in a head-on collision between a trailer and a coaster on the Torkham-Jalalabad highway on Friday morning.



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    Hundreds of trees on Maranjan Hill burnt

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Around 400 trees on 40 square kilometres area were burnt on the Maranjan Hill of Kabul on Saturday, an official said.



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    Textile factory, houses hit by flooding

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Heavy inflows broke a spillway of a local dam and damaged a textile factory and several homes in Pul-i-Khumri, the capital of Baghlan province.



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    2 dead, 12 hurt in Bamyan accident

    BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): Two people were killed and a dozen others wounded as a passenger bus overturned on the Yakawlang-Bamyan highway on Monday, an official said.



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    Moderate tremors jolt parts of Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A moderate earthquake measuring 5.4 on the open-ended Richter scale jolted parts of the capital Kabul and other provinces on Saturday.