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    Floods damage houses, wash away crops

    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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    50 US helicopters damaged by hailstorm

    KABUL (PAN): A fierce hailstorm damaged dozens of US and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) military helicopters in southern Afghanistan this week.



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    Kapisa lightning kills girl, injures 11

    CHARIKAR (PAN): A young girl was killed and 11 members of her family were wounded when lightning struck their home in central Kapisa province, an official said.



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    45 dead in Kandahar bus-tanker collision

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Forty-five people were killed and several others wounded in a road crash on the Kandahar-Helmand highway on Friday morning, officials said.



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    Death toll from Balkh flooding rises to 20

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): The death toll from floods in northern Balkh province has climbed to 20, with nearly 2,000 households affected in the provincial capital, Mazar-i-Sharif, and three nearby towns, officials said on Thursday.



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    Quake toll: 16 dead, over 100 injured

    JALALABAD (PAN): At least 16 people were killed and more than a hundred wounded as a moderate earthquake jolted a number of Afghan cities, including the capital Kabul, on Wednesday afternoon.



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    15 dead as floods wreak havoc in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): At least 15 people were killed and hundreds of homes and livestock swept away by flash floods in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, and three nearby districts, officials said on Wednesday.



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    Lunar eclipse on Thursday night

    KABUL (PAN): Noted Afghan astrologist Abdullah Kandahari on Wednesday predicted a partial lunar eclipse will take place on Thursday night (April 25).



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    Moderate quake jolts Kabul

    KABUL (PAN): A moderate earthquake jolted a number of Afghan cities, including the capital Kabul, on Wednesday afternoon. The tremor was also felt as far away as northern Pakistan and the Indian capital of New Delhi.