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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
KABUL (Pajhwok): Three Afghan national football team players and their coach sustained injuries in a traffic accident in the Maldives on Saturday after their semifinal match in the Asia Challenge Cup against Laos.