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    Hundreds of homes, farmland submerged in Paktia

    GARDEZ (PAN): Nearly one thousand of acres of farmland and 100 houses were destroyed in flash floods, triggered by incessant rains, in southeastern Paktia province, an official said.



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    Floods kill 2 in Nuristan

    JALALABAD (PAN): Two people were killed and five others wounded in flash floods in eastern Nuristan province, while aid for flood victims in Nangarhar province finally started to trickle in, officials said on Saturday.



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    At least 500 die in Pakistan floods

    PESHAWAR (PAN): At least 500 people have been killed and tens of thousands displaced by raging floods, triggered by heavy rains, in northwestern Pakistan, officials said on Saturday.



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    Number of beggars on the increase in Khost

    KHOST CITY (PAN): The number of beggars, a majority of them women and children, has increased in this capital of southeastern Khost province.



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    Taliban release health workers in Faryab

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): The Taliban insurgents released an abducted doctor along with his driver after keeping them in captivity for four days in the northern province of Faryab on Thursday, officials said.



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    New ward added to Aliabad Hospital

    KABUL (PAN): A new haemodialysis ward providing free medical services has been added to the Aliabad Teaching Hospital, an official said on Wednesday.



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    Samangan midwifery school opened

    AIBAK (PAN): A school for midwives was inaugurated in the northern province of Samangan on Wednesday, a Swedish committee official said.



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    MP denies involvement in shootings

    KABUL (PAN): A parliamentarian representing the nomadic Kuchi tribe on Wednesday denied he had any connection to the deaths of two civilians in the Pul-i-Khishti area of Kabul.



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    Floods kill 53 across Afghanistan

    KABUL (PAN): As many as 53 people, including women and children, were killed in overnight flash floods, triggered by heavy rains, across the country, officials said on Wednesday.



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    Food items distributed to women trainees

    AIBAK (PAN): Nearly 100 tonnes of food items were distributed to more than 750 women involved in vocational training courses in northern Samangan province on Tuesday, officials said.