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.
CHARIKAR (PAN): A four-year-old girl and her six-year-old brother were killed in a roof-collapse incident that injured another eight members of the family in Bagram district of central Parwan province, officials said on Sunday.
CHARIKAR (PAN): The Salang highway that connects Kabul with northern provinces, is open again on Saturday after a paralysing snow storm led to its closure for a day in central Parwan province, an official said.
GHAZNI CITY (PAN): A woman and her two children were recovered frozen to death after being buried under snow on their way to a health clinic in the Malistan district of southern Ghazni province, a public representative said on Thursday.