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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.



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    3 killed, 17 injured in attack on Parwan wedding

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Gunmen attacked a wedding party in central Parwan province, killing three guests and wounding 17 others, police said on Friday.



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    3 children killed, 60 homes destroyed in floods

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Three children died and two others sustained injuries as a result of flash floods that swept through the capital of southeastern Khost province following heavy rains, an official said.



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    Girl students among 10 killed in road accidents

    TALUQAN/MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): Ten people, including two girl students and as many women, were killed and a dozen others wounded in two separate traffic accidents in northern Takhar and central Maidan Wardak provinces on Sunday, officials said.



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    Locals face trouble as bridge collapsed in Baghlan

    PUL-I-KHUMRY (Pajhwok): Residents of three districts faced with great trouble after a bridge was damaged due to flash floods in the Deh Sala district of northern Baghlan province, officials said on Sunday.



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    Floods wreak havoc in Takhar, 4 killed

    TALUQAN (Pajhwok): Four people were killed and dozens others injured by flash floods that washed away hundreds of houses and destroyed crops on thousands of acres of land in northern Takhar province, an official said on Saturday.