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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
JALALABAD (PAN): As Pakistan keeps the Torkham border crossing closed in eastern Nangarhar province, four Afghan patients have died, local authorities said on Tuesday.
JABALUS SARAJ (PAN): The Salang Pass, linking Kabul with northern provinces, was closed for traffic due to heavy snowfall and hailstorm, officials said on Monday.
PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): Seasonal floods have killed a child and damaged 50 houses and 500 acres of cropped land in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Saturday.
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