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Accidents & Disasters

25,000 books torched in Badakhshan blaze

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Mar 16, 2018 - 14:37
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Thousands of books were lost when a library in Faizabad, the capital of northeastern Badakhshan province caught fire, an official said Friday.
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7 dead, 22 wounded in Ghazni bus-car collision

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Mar 14, 2018 - 17:43
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Seven people were killed and 22 others wounded on Wednesday when a public transport bus collided with a car in Maiwand district of southern Helmand province. The collision occurred on the Kandahar-Herat highway this...
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Deaths from Badakhshan accidents rise this solar year

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Mar 11, 2018 - 20:43
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok) Thirty-four people died in traffic accidents in northeastern Badakhshan province this solar year compared to 20 deaths last year, an official said Sunday.
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1 killed, 32 wounded in separate traffic accidents

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Mar 10, 2018 - 14:01
HERAT CITY/FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): One person was killed and 32 other including children and women were wounded in two separate accidents in western Herat and northeastern Badakhshan provinces, officials said on Saturday. Jilani Farhad, the Herat...
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2 people killed, 30 shops gutted in Jalalabad blaze

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Mar 06, 2018 - 10:45
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least two people were killed, as many wounded and 30 shops burnt in a blaze caused by an explosion in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday morning, an official said. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok...
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5 foreign contractors injured in Kabul helicopter crash

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Mar 05, 2018 - 13:32
KABUL (Pajhwok): Five foreigners have been wounded after their helicopter crashed inside the Marshal Fahim National Defence University in Kabul, an official confirmed on Monday.
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7 including girl killed in Parwan incidents

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Mar 03, 2018 - 13:48
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Seven people have been killed and an eighth injured in a traffic accident and other incidents of violence in central Parwan province, an official said on Saturday. Police chief Brig. Gen. Mohammad Zaman Mamozai told Pajhwok...
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21 people injured in Takhar traffic accident

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Mar 02, 2018 - 14:10
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Local officials on Friday said at least 21 passengers were injured in a traffic accident in Kulfgan district of northern Takhar province. Takhar governor’s spokesman, Sunatullah Timori, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took...
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Roads in 6 districts of Ghor blocked by heavy snowfall

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Feb 27, 2018 - 15:10
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Residents of six districts of western Ghor province have said roads in their areas were blocked by the latest snowfall. Six districts including Dolina, Shahrak, Tolak, Saghar, Charsadda and Pasaband were cut off from the...
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Samangan traffic accident leaves 2 dead 2 injured

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Feb 22, 2018 - 13:58
IBAK (Pajhwok) Two people were killed and as many injured in a traffic accident in Aibak, the capital of northern Samangan province, early on Thursday, an official. Abdul Razzaq, head of the traffic accidents department, told Pajhwok afghan News the...
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Women, children among 8 killed in Herat accident

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Feb 21, 2018 - 11:41
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Eight people, including four women and two children, were killed and 13 others wounded in a traffic accident in western Herat province on Wednesday, an official said. The accident occurred in the Sahra-i-Asar Khak locality of...
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Key pass reopens for heavy traffic after 5-day closure

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Feb 19, 2018 - 15:02
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): The Salang highway, connecting northern provinces with Kabul, has reopened after a five-day closure due to heavy snowfall on both sides of the busy pass, an official said on Monday. A snowstorm that started five days back caused...
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Salang highway reopens for light traffic

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Feb 13, 2018 - 13:18
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): The Salang Highway -- linking the capital Kabul with northern Afghanistan -- was reopened for light traffic on Tuesday, an official said. Lt. Gen. Mohammad Rajab, the highway maintenance commander, told Pajhwok Afghan News the...
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3 passengers dead, 15 injured in Ghazni bus crash

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Feb 12, 2018 - 16:24
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least three people were killed and 15 others injured when a passenger bus overturned in Muqur district of southern Ghazni province on Monday. The accident involving a 303 public transport bus took place in Laram locality of...
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Salang Highway shuts after heavy snowfall

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Feb 12, 2018 - 14:12
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): The busy Salang Highway, linking Kabul with northern part of the country, has been blocked for traffic as a result of heavy snowfall, an official said on Monday. Lt. Gen. Mohammad Rajab, the highway maintenance commander, told...
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Daikundi accident, Nimroz blast leave woman, policeman dead

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Feb 10, 2018 - 14:16
NILLI/ZARANG (Pajhwok): Two people, including policeman, have killed and four others wounded in traffic accident and bomb blast in central Daikundi and southwest Nimroz provinces, officials said on Saturday A woman was killed and two other injured...
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Children among 11 people injured in Paktia accident

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Feb 05, 2018 - 13:43
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Eleven people, including two children, were wounded in a traffic accident in southeastern Paktia province on Monday, an official said. Dr. Asel Khan, head of the Civil Hospital, told Pajhwok Afghan News the accident happened in the...
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3 people killed as many injured in Badakshan accident

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Feb 03, 2018 - 15:44
فيض آباد(پژواک،١٤دلو٩٦): در يک رويداد ترافيکى در شاهراه فيض آباد- کشم ولايت بدخشان، سه تن جان باختند و سه تن ديگر زخم برداشتند.
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3 shops gutted in Kabul’s third police district, say police

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Feb 03, 2018 - 12:23
KABUL (Pajhwok): A fire gutted three shops near the Khatimun Nabiyeen University in Kabul on Saturday morning, an official said. Police spokesman Basir Mujahid told Pajhwok Afghan News the fire occurred in inside a fuel shop in an auto workshop in...
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6.1 earthquake jolts capital Kabul, provinces

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Jan 31, 2018 - 13:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): A moderate 6.1 earthquake shook capital Kabul and some provinces of Afghanistan and also Pakistan and India on Wednesday, but there was no report of casualties. According to the US Geological Survey (USGS) the earthquake took place...
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