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    Pasarlai’s coffin arrives, funeral tomorrow

    KABUL (PAN): The coffin of Ustad Mohammad Siddique Pasarlai, a legendary Pashtu poet, who died on Sunday night in India, has arrived in Kabul and his funeral prayers will be offered tomorrow, a relative said on Tuesday.

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    Legendary Pashtu poet Ustad Pasarlai dies at 85

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Ustad Mohammad Saddiq Pasarlai, a renowned Pashtu poet, has died after a protracted illness at a hospital in India. He was 85.

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    MSF medical supply store catches fire

    KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok):  A medical supply depot was torched as a fire erupted at a hospital of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Sunday.

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    Jalalabad cylinder blast kills children

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Three children were killed and two others injured when a gas cylinder exploded in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Sunday, an official said.

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    Police chief’s son dies in accident

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A son of the western Herat police chief was killed and three others were injured following a traffic accident on Herat-Islam Qala highway, an official said on Saturday.

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    NATO loses 3 personnel in aircraft crash

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) lost three personnel in an aircraft crash in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, the alliance said.

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    4 dead, 41 injured in road accident

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Four passengers were killed and 41 others injured on Wednesday when the bus they were travelling in overturned in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said.

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    Cylinder fire disrupts Kabul ceremony

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A ceremony marking ratification of the country’s constitution was disrupted on Tuesday when a gas cylinder caught fire in Kabul, prompting participants, including government officials, to rush for exits.  

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    Slipping mountain threatens 300 homes

    FAIZABAD (PAN): A large section of a mountain is slipping in the Tishkan district of northwestern Badakhshan province, threatening 300 homes, said residents, who appealed for urgent evacuation to safer places.

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    Coal gas kills 3 boys at Helmand mosque

    LASHKARGAH (PAN): Coal gas has killed three people and wounded a fourth at a mosque in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Wednesday.