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    Rescue effort ends after deadly Badakhshan disaster

    FAIZABAD (PAN): The rescue operation to find survivors and assist victims of a massive snow avalanche ended on Thursday in northeastern Badakhshan province, after 40 dead bodies were retrieved from the snow, officials said.



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    141 people killed in fire incidents, cylinder blasts

    KABUL (PAN): One hundred and forty-one people lost their lives to fire incidents and gas cylinder blasts which caused financial losses amounting to more than $16.6 million in the country during the outgoing solar year, an official said on Wednesday.



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    44 dead, hundreds trapped in Badakhshan snow

    KABUL/FAIZABAD (PAN): Wolesi Jirga members, representing northern Badakhshan province, on Wednesday said that hundreds of people remained buried under heavy snow after a massive avalanche killed at least 44 people in the rugged mountainous region.



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    8 dead in Badghis; emergency aid promised

    QALA-I-NAW (PAN): Eight people have been died of extreme cold in the Aab-i-Kamari district of northwestern Badghis province, officials said on Wednesday.



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    US promises relief for Badakhshan avalanche victims

    KABUL (PAN): The United States on Wednesday offered condolences to the families of those lost in a tragic avalanche in the northern province of Badakhshan.  



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    37 dead as big avalanche hits Badakhshan village

    FAIZABAD (PAN): At least 37 people were killed after an entire village was buried under a massive snow avalanche in northern Badakhshan province, officials said on Tuesday.



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    Rebel commander killed in coalition strike

    JALALABAD (PAN): A Taliban commander was killed during an airstrike by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in the eastern province of Laghman, officials said on Tuesday.



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    Rebel commander killed in coalition strike

    JALALABAD (PAN): A Taliban commander was killed during an airstrike by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in the eastern province of Laghman, officials said on Tuesday.



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    Road connecting 3 districts with Paroon reopens

    JALALABAD (PAN): The main road leading to three districts in western Nuristan reopened for traffic on Monday, two weeks after its closure due to rockslides, an official said.



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    Humanitarian crisis feared in Badghis

    QALA-I-NAW (PAN): Snow avalanches striking the Abkamary district of northern Badghis province have left 80 families trapped inside their homes, officials said on Saturday.