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    Faryab floods wash away 16

    MAIMANA (PAN): Sixteen people were washed away and hundreds of livestock killed by floods in the northern province of Faryab, officials said on Thursday.



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    Would-be bombers blown up by own explosives

    JALALABAD (PAN): Two would-be suicide bombers were blown up when the explosives-rigged motorcycle they were riding on went off in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Friday, an official said.



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    Three dead in Waziristan drone strike

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Three people were killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan’s troubled northwestern Waziristan tribal region near the Afghanistan border on Wednesday, an official said.



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    90 killed in devastating Baghlan quake

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): At least 90 people were killed after a heavy landslide, triggered by two consecutive earthquakes, buried dozens of houses in a remote village of northern Baghlan province on Monday, a senior police officer and survivors said.



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    Dostum’s guard among 4 killed in road crash

    HERAT/SHIBERGHAN (PAN): Four people, including one of Uzbek warlord Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum’s guards, were killed and seven others injured in road accidents in western Herat and northern Faryab provinces, officials said on Monday.



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    Scores trapped under rubble in Baghlan

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (PAN): At least 80 people were trapped under rubble of their houses that collapsed after two strong earthquakes triggered a heavy landslide in the mountainous northern province of Baghlan, an official said on Monday.



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    2 killed, 50 wounded in Nangarhar funeral

    JALALABAD (PAN): Two people were killed and nearly 50 others wounded after a house roof caved in during a funeral in eastern Nangarhar province on Sunday, officials said.



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    8 dead as bus flips over in Farah

    FARAH CITY (PAN): Eight passengers were killed and five others wounded in an accident after the bus they were travelling in overturned in western Farah province on Sunday, officials said.



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    Gunmen torch school in Badakhshan

    FAIZABAD (PAN): Unidentified gunmen set fire to a high school in the northeastern province of Badakhshan, officials said on Thursday.



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    Women among 6 killed in Balkh, Nimroz incidents

    ZARANJ/MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Six people, including three women, were killed and three others injured during two separate incidents in southwestern Nimroz and northern Balkh provinces, officials said on Wednesday.