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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.



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    2 children die in Parwan roof-collapse

    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.



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    Salang Pass reopens after storm

    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.



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    District chief dies as car flips over

    HERAT CITY (PAN): A district chief died when the car he was travelling in flipped on a highway between the western city of Herat and Kohistan district, an official said on Friday.



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    Students rally against fellows' detention

    JALALABAD (PAN): Hundreds of university students on Monday staged a protest against the detention of 23 fellows by intelligence officials in eastern Nangarhar province.



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    3 Taliban killed in 5-hour Marja clash

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Three insurgents were killed during a firefight in the Marja district of southern Helmand province, an official said.



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    Salang highway reopens

    CHARIKAR (PAN): The Salang highway, linking Kabul with northern Provinces, was reopened for traffic on Friday after three days of closure, officials said. 



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    Bitter cold continues to claim lives

     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.