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    2 die, 11 injured in traffic accidents

    CHARIKAR (PAN): One person was killed and five others sustained injuries when their cars collided in Bagram district of central Parwan province on Sunday, an official said.



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    9 rebels killed in airstrike, ground operations

    SHARAN (PAN): Nine Taliban fighters were killed as a result of an airstrike and a ground operation by security personnel in the southeastern province of Paktika, officials said on Friday.



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    1500 lives lost to traffic accidents in 2012

    KABUL (PAN): As many 1,500 were killed last year in traffic accidents, most of them involving drivers using telephones, the Traffic Department director said on Wednesday.



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    Fire near Pul-i-Charkhi prison controlled

    KABUL (PAN): A fire erupted at an under-construction part of the Pul-i-Charkhi prison on the eastern outskirts of Kabul on Wednesday afternoon, an official said.



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    Floods kill 2, wash away crops in Khost

    KHOST CITY (PAN): Two people were killed and thousands of acres of farmland destroyed by floods in southeast Khost province, an official said on Monday.



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    Herat traffic incident claim 5 lives

    HERAT CITY (PAN): Five passengers were killed and 16 others injured when a passenger coach veered off the road in western Herat province, an official said on Sunday.



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    Baghlan floods damage houses, orchards

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Heavy floods washed away dozens of houses and damaged orchards in several villages of north Baghlan province, officials said on Saturday.



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    Most drug smugglers live overseas: Ahmadi

    TALOQAN (PAN): The deputy interior minister on Tuesday said most of big drug smugglers lived abroad and operated their illicit commerce in Afghanistan from outside.



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    Salang Pass reopens for traffic

    CHARIKAR (PAN): The Salang Pass, linking Kabul with northern provinces, reopened on Tuesday for traffic after day-long closure due to snowfall and a hailstorm, an official said.



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    4 die as Torkham border gate stays shut

    JALALABAD (PAN): As Pakistan keeps the Torkham border crossing closed in eastern Nangarhar province, four Afghan patients have died, local authorities said on Tuesday.