JALALABAD (PAN): Nearly 200 people lost their lives to traffic accidents on the Kabul-Jalalabad highway during the outgoing Afghan calendar year, when another 5,000 sustained injuries, officials said on Wednesday.
HERAT CITY (PAN): Flash floods triggered by heavy rains destroyed several homes and swept away livestock and household items in the capital of southwestern Badghis province, an official said on Saturday.
ISLAMABAD (PAN): At least 23 Pakistani soldiers were killed on Saturday when their coach plunged into the Indus River on the main Pakistan-China highway in the mountainous northern region of Gilgit, officials said.
JALALABAD (PAN): Triggered by heavy rains, a huge rockslide blocked the Kabul-Jalalabad highway near the Daronta tunnel in eastern Laghman province, with authorities struggling to remove the debris, officials said on Friday.
HERAT CITY (PAN): The incumbent government has turned a blind eye to the countless sacrifices rendered by residents of Herat against the then Soviet-backed regime in 1979, participants of a gathering said on Thursday.