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    Powerful 6.6 magnitude earthquake jolts Afghanistan
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    Powerful 6.6 magnitude earthquake jolts Afghanistan

    April 10th, 2016 | by Voice of South Asia
    KABUL: A powerful earthquake jolted Afghan capital Kabul this afternoon and some other areas of the country. The tremors were also felt in parts of Islamabad and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan as well New Delhi the...
    37 dead in India after bus plunges into river
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    37 dead in India after bus plunges into river

    February 5th, 2016 | by Voice of South Asia
    AHMEDABAD, INDIA: A packed passenger bus plunged off a bridge into a river in western India Friday killing at least 37 people, an official said, in one of the deadliest road accidents in recent years. The accident happened when...
    Spike in Kandahar Afghanistan  civilian casualties worries AIHRC
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    Spike in Kandahar Afghanistan civilian casualties worries AIHRC

    January 19th, 2016 | by Voice of South Asia
    Bashir Ahmad Naadem KANDAHAR CITY: The year 2015 was the deadliest for civilians in southern Kandahar province, where 874 civilians suffered casualties in security incidents, officials said on Tuesday. Up to 448 civilians,...
    Another earthquake jolts parts of Afghanistan, Pakistan
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    Another earthquake jolts parts of Afghanistan, Pakistan

    January 8th, 2016 | by Voice of South Asia
    By: Web desk KABUL/ISLAMABAD: A moderate earthquake jolted parts of Afghanistan on Friday afternoon, but information about casualties was not immediately available. The quake that took place at around 2:10pm was felt in the...
    Gas cylinder blast kills 80 in central India
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    Gas cylinder blast kills 80 in central India

    September 12th, 2015 | by Voice of South Asia
    NEW DELHI: At least 80 people died when a gas cylinder exploded in a packed restaurant in India’s central Madhya Pradesh state on Saturday morning, shattering surrounding buildings, police said. The death toll rose after...
    Two teenagers Commit Suicide in northern Afghanistan
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    Two teenagers Commit Suicide in northern Afghanistan

    September 3rd, 2015 | by Voice of South Asia
    By: Sayer Zaland Kabul Suddenly two teenagers have committed suicide in northern Balkh and Samangan provinces, local officials said on Wednesday. The first incident happened in Shulgara district of Balkh after a 16-year-old...
    2,000 widows
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    2,000 widows

    August 26th, 2015 | by Voice of South Asia
    They suffered loss and now struggle to survive alone. An estimated 2000 Nepali Women were widowed following the death of their husbands.  Rojita Adhikari  Soon after Nani Mainya Maharjan, 47, gets up every morning, she rushes...
    Six people were died and four others wounded when roof of house collapsed due to rains in Tribal district of Pakistan .
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    Six people were died and four others wounded when roof of house collapsed due to rains in Tribal district of Pakistan .

    August 4th, 2015 | by Voice of South Asia
    By Hanif Ullah BAJAUR AGENCY, August 3: Six people were died and four others wounded when roof of house collapsed due to rains in Bara Mokha area of Mamond tehsil in Bajaur tribal agency of Pakistan on Monday. Officials and local...