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    IHRC investigating causes of accidents

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Afghanistan’s Independent Human Rights Commission (IHRC) on Saturday launched an investigation to determine the causes of increasing traffic accidents across the country.



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    Trader loses 14m afs in Kabul market blaze

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A huge fire that broke out in a marketplace in the capital Kabul overnight left a shop and a warehouse completely gutted, inflicting 14 million afghanis in losses on the owner, witnesses said.



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    Road crashes kill 7 in Kabul, Farah

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A three-vehicle crash killed five people and injured eight others in Shakar Dara district of central Kabul province on Saturday, officials said.



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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.