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    Floods cut off Faizabad from 17 towns

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Heavy rains flooded roads linking the capital of northeastern Badakhshan province, Faizabad, with 17 districts, an official said on Saturday.



    Accidents & Disasters,Agriculture

    Canal silting worries Baghlan farmers

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): A number of farmers in northern Baghlan province on Saturday voiced concern their farmlands would go parched if the Baladori water canal in Pul-i-Khumri was not desilted soon.   



    Accidents & Disasters

    Flood threat warded off in Alishang

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The situation was brought under control after the Alishang river level swelled and threatened thousands of families, officials in eastern Laghman province said on Saturday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Justice Dept documents torched in attack

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): All equipment and documents of the Justice Department in eastern Nangarhar province were torched in this week’s rebel attack, an official said on Thursday.



    Governance,Accidents & Disasters

    MPs give aid to landslide victims

    FAIZABAD/CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A Wolesi Jirga delegation headed by Speaker Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi on Wednesday handed over three million afghanis cash to the governor of northeastern Badakhshan for distribution to the May 2 landslide-affected families.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Landslide fears displace 50 Samangan families

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Up to 50 families have been displaced by a looming landslide in the Dara-i-Sauf Bala district of northern Samangan province, an official said on Tuesday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Bamyan residents reopen Hajigak pass

    BAMYAN (Pajhwok): After seven months of closure, the Hajigak pass on the Kabul-Bamyan highway was reopened for traffic by residents on Tuesday, locals said.



    Accidents & Disasters,Agriculture

    Floods wreak havoc in Khwahan district

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Two villages and a fruit orchard were washed away by flash floods in the Khwahan district of northeastern Badakhshan province, officials said on Tuesday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    4 Afghans dead in Zahedan accident

    ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Four Afghan nationals have been killed in a traffic accident in Zahedan, the capital of Iran’s Sistan-Balochistan province, a report said on Monday.



    Accidents & Disasters,Health

    Medical camp treats landslide survivors

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A medical camp has been set up in the landslide-hit Argo district of northeastern Badakhshan province and so far 200 patients from surviving families have been treated, the public health director said on Sunday.