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    Daikundi acting deputy police chief killed in road mishap

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN): The acting deputy police chief of central Daikundi province was among three policemen killed after their vehicle turned turtle in the province, officials said on Sunday.

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    Workshop on disaster risk reduction enters 2nd day

    KABUL (PAN): A training workshop on disaster risk reduction (DRR) for Afghan media workers, seeking to build awareness on the issue, entered its second day on Monday, an organiser said.

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    6 Afghan pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia

    KABUL (PAN):  The Ministry of Hajj and Islamic Affairs on Sunday announced that six Afghan pilgrims had died of old age and heart attacks in Saudi Arabia.

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    Children among 16 killed in Balkh blast

    MAZAR-I-SHIF (PAN): Sixteen people were killed and as many others wounded during a roadside bomb explosion in northern Balkh province, officials said on Friday.

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    ANDMA warns of humanitarian disaster

    KABUL (PAN): The Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) on Wednesday warned of possible humanitarian catastrophe during the winter if the government and the international community delayed assistance to vulnerable population.

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    1 dead, 30 injured in Baghlan accident

    KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): One passenger was killed and 30 others injured during a traffic accident in Pul-i-Khumri, the capital of northern Baghlan province, officials said on Tuesday.

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    UNAMA staffers hurt in emergency landing

    BAMYAN CITY (PAN): Seven UN employees, who were injured when the helicopter carrying them made an emergency landing in the central province of Bamyan, officials said on Monday.

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    Ghazni pump station gutted; 5 injured

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): Five people were wounded and a pump station gutted by a blaze in the capital of southern Ghazni province on Sunday, officials said.

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    4 Afghan soldiers shot dead by militants

    ASADABAD (PAN): Four Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were killed in an insurgent attack in the eastern province of Kunar, a senior police official said on Friday.

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    Boiler blast damages house

    KABUL (PAN): A house was partially damaged in an explosion in the third Parwan neighbourhood of the central Kabul on Friday morning, an official said.