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    Highway again closed by rockslide

     JALALABAD (PAN): The Kabul-Jalalabad road was closed by a rockslide near the Daronta tunnel in eastern Laghman province on Saturday, the second incident of its kind in the area in a week.



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    Kabul-Jalalabad road accidents claim 200 lives

     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.



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    3 dead, over a dozen injured in Farah collision

     FARAH CITY (PAN): Three people were killed and 13 others wounded in road crash in the Bala Baluk district of western Farah province on Monday morning, an official said.



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    Kabul-Jalalabad road reopens

     JALALABAD (PAN): The Kabul-Jalalabad highway, which has been blocked for two days in the Daronta district of eastern Nangarhar province, was reopened for traffic on Sunday evening, an official said.



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    1 dead as NATO helicopter crashes in Daman

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): A NATO helicopter crashed in southern Kandahar province on Saturday evening, killing one coalition service member and wounding another, officials said.



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    Floods damage several houses in Qala-i-Naw

    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.



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    Kabul-Jalalabad road closure enters 2nd day

    JALALABAD (PAN): The Kabul-Jalalabad road remained closed for a second day on Saturday after a weather-linked rockslide blocked the highway near the Daronta tunnel in eastern Laghman province.



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    23 Pakistan troops killed in accident

    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.



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    Rockslide blocks Kabul-Jalalabad road in Daronta

    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.



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    'Govt has turned its back on Herat martyrs' kin

    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.