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    Flood-marooned people flown to safety

    SHIBERGHAN/BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): The Afghan National Army (ANA) rescued hundreds of people marooned by floods in norther Jawzjan province, an official said on Saturday.

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    2 killed, 50 injured in Pakistan quake

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two people were killed and dozens wounded in an earthquake that struck Pakistan’s Sindh province on Friday, a media report said.

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    Ariana jet makes emergency landing in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): An Afghan Ariana Airlines plane made an emergency landing at the Kabul International Airport on Thursday, an official said

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    Takhar governor seeks aid for flood-hit families

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): A child was among two people killed and three others were injured and hundreds of homes washed away in flash floods in northeaster Takhar province, the governor said on Thursday.

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    Etisalat provides aid to Badakhshan victims

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Etisalat on Thursday expressed its deepest condolences over the recent landslide incident in the Argo district of Badakhshan province and shared the grief of the families who lost their homes and loved ones.

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    Aid collected for landslide, flood victims

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): About 275,000 afghanis and clothing have been collected in northern Balkh province for families affected by a devastating landslide and floods, officials said on Thursday.  

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    Fuel tanker blast leaves 15 shops gutted

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Fifteen shops were torched when a NATO fuel tanker was blown up in the Bagram district of central Parwan province, an official said on Thursday.

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    Floods kill 3, wash away dozens of houses

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Triggered by torrential rains, floods killed three people and washed away hundreds of houses in Baghlan, Bamyan and Badakhshan provinces on Thursday, officials said.

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    ARCS to build homes for landslide survivors

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) on Wednesday announced it would build 100 homes for the Argo landslide survivors in northeastern Badakhshan province.

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    ANDMA official accused of misusing aid

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Natural Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) director for northern Jawzjan province was on Wednesday accused of embezzling aid for floods-affected residents.