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    Mohammad Barat

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    Accidents & Disasters

    Kabul-Balkh road closed in Samangan

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): The highway between Kabul and the capital of northern Balkh province could not be opened for traffic on Saturday, a day after it was washed away by flash floods in Hazrat Sultan and Khulam districts of northern Samangan province.



    Agriculture

    5,000 acres of land cleared of locusts

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): Around 5,000 acres of land have been cleared of locusts in northern Samangan province, an official said on Wednesday.



    Accidents & Disasters

    Samangan coalmine blast toll soars to 20

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): The bodies of 20 people were pulled out following an explosion in a coalmine tunnel in the Dar-i-Sauf Bala district of northern Samangan province on Wednesday, residents said.



    Business & Economics

    Coal extraction halted over safety issues

    AIBAK (Pajhwok): Coal extraction at 50 tunnels has been stopped in the Dara-i-Sauf district of northern Samangan province after engineers found miners in danger to due safety issues, officials said on Wednesday.



    Security and Crime

    10 suspects detained in Samangan, Helmand

    AIBAK/LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Security forces detained on Friday 10 suspected rebels planning large-scale attacks on Election Day in northern Samangan and southern Helmand provinces, officials said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    7 of a family dead in car-bus collision

    KABUL (PAN): Seven members of a family, including two women and an infant, were killed when a car crashed into a public transport bus in northern Samangan province on Thursday, an official said.



    Accidents & Disasters

    27 dead in Samangan mine blast

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF/AIBAK (PAN): Twenty-seven workers have been killed during an explosion inside a coalmine in northern Samangan province, officials said on Sunday.  



    Security and Crime

    Soviet-era mass graves found in Samangan

    AIBAK (PAN): Two mass graves probably dating back to purges under the Soviet-backed communist regime in the 1980s were found in northern Samangan province, residents and officials said on Monday.



    Migration

    50 displaced families in urgent need of aid

    AIBAK (PAN): Fifty internally displaced families are living in harsh conditions in the Khuram Sarbagh district of northern Samangan province, officials said on Wednesday.



    Agriculture

    Samangan grapes yield sees huge boost

    AIBAK (PAN): Grapes production in the Feroz Nakhchar district of northern Samangan province has increased to 6,000 tonnes in 2012 from last year’s figure of 5,000 tonnes, officials said on Sunday.