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    13 dead in Sar-i-Pul road accident

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): More than a dozen people were killed in a car accident in northern Sar-I-Pul province, an official said on Saturday.



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    Kunduz cylinder blast claims 4 lives

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Four children and a woman have been killed in two separate incidents over the past 24 hours in northern Kunduz and central Kapisa provinces, officials said on Saturday.



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    Wet spell claims 7 lives in Sangin district

    LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The ongoing wet spell, closing key link roads in a number of districts, has left seven people dead in southern Helmand province, an official said on Friday.



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    Key northern route reopens for traffic

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A key snow-clogged pass was cleared and reopened for traffic in central Parwan province on Friday, local authorities said.



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    2 killed, 7 injured in Baghlan gas cylinder blast

    PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Two persons, including a month-old child, were killed and seven others sustained grievous injuries when a liquefied gas cylinder exploded inside a house in the capital of northern Baghlan province on Thursday, police said.



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    Snow once again closes Salang Pass

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Snowstorms and avalanches once again blocked the Salang Pass on Thursday, leaving a large number of vehicles stranded on both sides of the 12,000-foot tunnel that connects Kabul with nine provinces in the north.



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    Road blockades send prices soaring

    KUNDUZ CITY/TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Prices of liquefied gas and firewood have spiraled in northern Takhar and Kunduz provinces due to road blockades triggered by heavy snowfall, residents complained on Wednesday.



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    Snowfall claims 10 lives in Jawzjan

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Heavy snowfall, accompanied by a severe cold wave, has killed 10 people and 920 domestic animals in Darz Aab and Qush Tepa districts of northern Jawzjan province, officials said on Wednesday.



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    Salang Pass reopens after 3-day closure

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Authorities on Tuesday reopened Salang Pass, a key route that connects Kabul with nine provinces in the north, after a three-day closure forced by heavy snowfall and avalanches, officials said.



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    4 children among half a dozen dead

    SHIBERGHAN/FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Six people, most of them children, lost their lives to severe cold and a blast in Jawzjan and Farah provinces, officials said on Tuesday.