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    Hundreds of shops gutted by Kabul blaze

    KABUL (PAN): A cloth market caught fire in the Mandawi area of the 1st police district in the central capital Kabul, inflicting financial losses on traders, an official said on Sunday.



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    3 children burnt to death in Faryab

    MAIMANA (PAN): Three children, including an infant, were killed as result of a blaze in Maimana, the capital of northern Faryab province, an official said on Thursday.



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    Snowfall blocks roads, causes food shortages

    KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): Hundreds of people are facing food shortages due to road blockades resulted from heavy snowfall in the remote northeastern province of Badakhshan, officials said on Saturday.



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    Women, children among 17 wounded in Ghazni collision

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Eighteen people, including children and women, were wounded in a road accident on the Kabul-Kandahar highway in southern Ghazni province on Friday, an official said.



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    Trucker killed in Nangarhar collision

    JALALABAD (PAN): One man was killed and a second wounded in a traffic accident in the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday, officials said.



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    14 wounded in road accident

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Fourteen passengers were wounded on Saturday when a bus crashed into a truck on the Ghazni section of the Kabul-Kandahar highway, an official said.



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    26 Afghan pilgrims die in Saudi, 200 vanish

    KABUL (PAN): Twenty-six Afghan pilgrims died, while 200 others failed to return to their homeland during the recent Hajj season in Saudi Arabia, officials said on Saturday.



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    6 youths of wedding party drown to death in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Six youth who were heading to a wedding party were killed after their car they were travelling in plunged into a river in the northern province of Balkh, officials said on Saturday.



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    UNHCR's winter aid for Afghanistan

    Kabul (PAN): In the last week the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has begun distribution of winter assistance to nearly quarter of a million people (40,000 families) in remote and inaccessible areas of Afghanistan, as well as in Kabul. 



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    1 killed, 7 injured in head-on collision

    JALALABAD (PAN): One passenger was killed and seven others were injured in a road crash on the busy Torkham-Jalalabad highway in eastern Nangarhar province on Friday, an official said.