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    Protestors close airport gate for hours

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Protestors on Friday closed for traffic roads leading to the Kabul International Airport for six hours, asking the international community and United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) to help resolve the election deadlock.

    Accidents & Disasters,Business & Economics

    Jawzjan wheat yield declines by 10,000 tonnes

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): The wheat yield in northwestern Jawzjan province has declined by 10,000 tonnes this year due to flash floods, official said on Wednesday.

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    1 killed, 7 wounded in Farah accident

    FARAH CIY (Pajhwok): One person was killed and seven others injured in a traffic accident in western Farah province on Wednesday, an official said.

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    400 fuel trucks gutted, some drivers missing

    KABUL (Pajhwok):  Attackers set on fire 400 fuel tankers trucks parked on the outskirts of Kabul in the Arghandi square in Paghman district overnight, with some drivers and cleaners missing.

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    4 children killed in Herat playground blast

    HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Four children were killed and six others, including four children, were injured on Thursday morning when a landmine exploded in a playground in the Gulran district of western Herat province, police said.

    Accidents & Disasters,Culture

    Famous folk singer Haji Bakht dies

    KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Haji Bakht, one of the popular folk singers, died from a protracted illness a day earlier and was laid to rest in his ancestral graveyard in southern Kandahar province, family sources said on Tuesday.

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    6 injured as speedy car overturns in Kapisa

    MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Six persons were injured on Sunday when a speedy car overturned in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province, an official said.

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    Balkh bus-truck collision claims 5 lives

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Five people were killed and 16 others wounded in an accident in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province, on Saturday, an official said.

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    19 dead in collision on Torkham-Jalalabad road

    JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Ninteen people were killed in a head-on collision between a trailer and a coaster on the Torkham-Jalalabad highway on Friday morning.