MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): At least 15 people were killed and hundreds of homes and livestock swept away by flash floods in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, and three nearby districts, officials said on Wednesday.
KABUL (PAN): A moderate earthquake jolted a number of Afghan cities, including the capital Kabul, on Wednesday afternoon. The tremor was also felt as far away as northern Pakistan and the Indian capital of New Delhi.
KABUL (PAN): Kuchi families in northern Balkh province claim powerful individuals have grabbed their pasture measuring 4,500 acres of land and have been refusing to allow them to graze their sheep on the land over the past more than a decade.
LASHKARGAH (PAN): Three members of a family died after inhaling a poisonous gas and smoke produced by a power generator the family used to fetch water from a well in their home in southern Helmand province, officials said on Monday.
MAIMANA (PAN): Flash floods continued to play havoc in northern Faryab province, killing at least seven people, destroying hundreds of homes and sweeping away household animals and crops, officials said on Saturday.