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    Parwan blaze causes losses of 31million afs

    CHARIKAR (PAN): A huge fire in the Siah Gird district bazaar in central Parwan province has caused losses worth more than 30 million afghanis, an official said on Tuesday.



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    200 shops gutted by Parwan blaze

    CHARIKAR (PAN): Three people were wounded and 200 shops gutted by a huge fire in the Siah Gird district bazaar of central Parwan province on Monday, an official said.



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    HIA slams crackdown on Mursi supporters

    KABUL (PAN): Led by Economy Minister Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal, the Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) on Saturday condemned recent bloodshed of supporters of the deposed Egyptian president.



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    Casualties as cars fall into crater

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): One person was killed and eight others were wounded in a car accident on the Kabul-Kandahar highway in southern Ghazni province on Saturday, an official said.



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    Goods worth millions of dollars lost to blaze

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Friday’s fire at a multi-storey market in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, caused financial losses worth millions of dollars, shopkeepers said on Saturday, asking the government for compensation.



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    Floods wreak havoc in Ghazni, Logar

    GHAZNI CITY/PUL-I-ALAM (PAN): Massive flooding unleashed by heavy rains left at least five people dead, 60 homes destroyed and thousands of acres of farmland inundated in southern Ghazni and central Logar provinces, officials said on Thursday.



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    Karzai orders fast relief supplies to flood victims

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday asked the authorities concerned to accelerate their efforts at reaching out to floods’ victims with relief supplies in central Maidan Wardak and southeastern Paktika provinces.



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    9 dead, 13 injured Wardak, Paktika floods

    KABUL/SHARANA (PAN): Nine people lost their lives to flash flooding and 13 others sustained injuries in the disaster that hit central Maidan Wardak and southeastern Paktika provinces, officials said on Tuesday.



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    Crops in 5 Nangarhar districts threatened

    JALALABAD (PAN): Farmers in several districts of eastern Nangarhar province said on Tuesday they could lose standing crops grown over dozens of acres of land if a canal irrigating the fields was not repaired forthwith.



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    Floods kill 4, damage Khost-Gardez highway

    KHOST CITY/GARDEZ (PAN): Flash floods killed four people and swept away sections of highways in southeastern Khost and Paktia provinces, officials said on Monday.