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    1 killed, 20 injured in Ghazni accident

    GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): One person was killed and 20 others were wounded when a passenger bus overturned in the Maqur district of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Saturday.



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    Snowfall closes Salang highway for traffic

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): The busy Salang highway, linking the country’s north and south, was closed for traffic because of heavy snowfall and stormy weather, an official said on Saturday.



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    11 shops gutted in Jalalabad market blaze

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Nearly a dozen shops were gutted after a huge fire swept through a marketplace in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, witnesses said on Friday.



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    3 polio workers killed in Helmand blast

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Three workers of a polio vaccination team were killed in a roadside bombing in southern Helmand province on Tuesday, an official said.



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    4 civilians, ANA soldier died in Faryab, Jawzjan

    MAIMANA/ SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Four civilians were killed and two others injured in a road accident in northwestern Faryab while a soldier of Afghan National Army (ANA) was killed in the northwestern Jawzjan province, official said Sunday.



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    5 dead, 17 injured in Herat collision

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Five persons were killed and 17 others, including women and children, injured when a van and a passenger bus collided head-on in western Herat province, an official said on Thursday.



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    5 dead, 3 injured in Ghazni accident

    GHAZNI (Pajhwok): Five people were killed and three others injured following an accident in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Saturday.



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    1 dead, 6 injured in Jalalabad cylinder blast

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): One person was killed and six others wounded on Friday when a cylinder exploded in a hotel in Jalalabad city, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.



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    Salang highway reopens for traffic

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): The busy Salang highway, which blocked a day earlier by heavy snowfall, was reopened for traffic on Thursday, an official said.