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    Floods, strong winds wreak havoc in Helmand

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Residents in some districts of southern Helmand province suffered financial losses after flash floods swept away their homes and household items, an official said on Wednesday.



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    11 kids killed, 7 women injured in Kunar raid

    ASADABAD (PAN): Nearly a dozen children have been killed and a number of women wounded in an International Security Assistance Force airstrike in the Shigal district of eastern Kunar province, officials said on Sunday.



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    10 NATO supply trucks torched in Bagram

    KABUL (PAN): At least 10 International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) supply trucks were torched following a gas cylinder blast in the Bagram district of central Parwan province, officials said on Thursday.



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    Quake felt in Kabul but officials unaware

    KABUL (PAN): An earthquake -- measuring 5.4 on the open-ended Richter scale -- jolted Afghanistan on Thursday, but the Geological Survey Department at the Ministry of Mines said they were unaware.



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    Pilotless aircraft crashes in Nirkh

    MAIDAN SHAHAR (PAN):  A pilotless aircraft of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has crashed in central Afghanistan, an official said on Wednesday.



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    6 dead in Wardak head-on collision

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Six people, including two women and a child, were killed and three others sustained injuries when a passenger van crashed into a truck on the Kabul-Kandahar Highway in central Maidan Wardak province on Sunday, an official said.



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    ACCI official, policewoman killed

    MAIMANA/SHIBERGHAN (PAN): District head of the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) was killed along with a trader in a road accident in northern Faryab province, while a woman police officer was shot dead by her brother in Jawzjan, officials said on Saturday.



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    Elders want cop executed for Quran desecration

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Tribal elders from southern Helmand province on Friday asked for the execution of a policeman who allegedly desecrated the Holy Quran and in Musa Qala district earlier in the month.