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    ISAF firefighters, medics help blast victims

    KABUL (PAN): Firefighters and medical personnel from the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) supported Afghan emergency services after an explosion occurred at a Kabul propane gas company.



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    Kabul blaze death toll mounts to 11

    KABUL (PAN): Eleven people were killed and nearly 155 others injured when gas cylinders stored in a factory exploded, igniting a massive blaze in the Paktia Kot locality on the eastern outskirts of central capital Kabul, authorities said on Thursday.



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    4 of a family drown as car falls into river

    PUL-I-KHUMRI CITY (PAN): Four members of a family drowned while two others were rescued after the vehicle they were travelling in plunged into a river in northern Baghlan province on Tuesday, an official said.



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    3 killed as car plunges into Panjshir river

    PARAKH (PAN): Three people were killed and a fourth was injured when a car plunged into a river in the Paryano district of central Panjshir province on Monday, an official said.



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    2 dead, 8 injured in Kandahar accident

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Two people were killed and eight others injured when two passenger cars crashed on a highway in the Daman district of southern Kandahar province on Sunday, an official said.



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    ANA copter on mission makes hard-landing

    KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): One person was injured after an Afghan National Army (ANA) helicopter evacuating marooned families made a hard-landing in northern Takhar province, officials said on Friday.



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    130 rescued after floods hit Takhar's village

    KUNDUZ CITY (PAN): A senior official said on Thursday 130 people were rescued and evacuated to safer places after three days of flooding in the Ishkamish district of northern Takhar province.



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    Man kills pregnant wife in Ghazni

    GHAZNI CITY (PAN): A man killed his pregnant wife believed due to a family dispute in the southern province of Ghazni, officials said on Tuesday.



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    Flood causes havoc in Sar-i-Pul, Bamyan, Herat

    SAR-I-PUL/HERAT/BAMYAN (PAN): Heavy floods continued to devastate northern Sar-i-Pul, western Herat and central Bamyan provinces -- destroying houses, livestock and washing away acres of farmland, said an official.



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    ISAF soldiers among 4 killed in Kandahar crash

    KANDAHAR CITY (PAN): Two foreign soldiers and as many truck drivers were killed in a collision near the airport in southern Kandahar province, officials said on Sunday.