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    Moderate tremors jolt parts of Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A moderate earthquake measuring 5.4 on the open-ended Richter scale jolted parts of the capital Kabul and other provinces on Saturday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Moderate tremor jolts parts of Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A moderate earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale jolted parts of the capital Kabul and other provinces on Saturday.



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    1 killed, 17 wounded in Gardez accidents

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): One person was killed and 17 others wounded in two separate accidents in southeastern Paktia province on Tuesday, an official said.



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    MPs stress fast aid delivery to flood-hit families

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga on Sunday asked the authorities concerned to ensure the floods-affected families in northern Baghlan province were delivered all necessary relief supplies.



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    91 bodies recovered as rescuers battle to deliver aid

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): As rescuers battled on Sunday to deliver aid to the affected families after devastating floods in northern Baghlan province, officials said so far at least 91 bodies have been recovered from floodwaters and under the rubble of washed away homes.



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    Lightning kills 2, floods destroy homes

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A man and a woman were killed and a third person sustained burn injuries when struck separately by thunderstorms in northeastern Badakhshan province, where flash floods destroyed several homes, an official said on Saturday.



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    Above 100 feared dead in Baghlan flooding

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): More than 100 people are feared killed after flash floods swept through the Guzarga-i-Noor district of northern Baghlan province, rendering thousands of families homeless overnight, officials said on Saturday.



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    Abdullah says lost 3 friends to attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Frontrunner in the runoff presidential election Abdullah Abdullah on Friday said three members of his team were killed in two back-to-back blasts, including a suicide attack, targeting his campaign motorcade in west of Kabul.



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    Six killed as Abdullah survives attempt on life

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Leading presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah survived an assassination attempt on Friday when his convoy came under attack from a car suicide bomber and a roadside bomb blast, leaving six people dead and nearly two dozens injured.