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Afghan deputy governor killed in car bomb attack

Afghan deputy governor killed in car bomb attack

The deputy governor of Afghanistan's northern Badakhshan province was killed by a car bomb on Tuesday, the provincial spokesperson said. "Nissar Ahmad Ahmadi, with his driver, has been killed and six civilians were injured," said the head of the provincial information office, Mahzudeen Ahmadi. It

India suspension bridge collapses for a second time

India suspension bridge collapses for a second time

A suspension bridge being built in India's poorest state collapsed for the second time in 14 months, with one person reported missing, Reuters partner ANI reported on Monday.  The bridge was being built over the River Ganges in Bhagalpur district of India's eastern state of Bihar.  Cons

77 primary girl school students poisoned in Afghanistan

77 primary girl school students poisoned in Afghanistan

Scores of students of a primary girl school were poisoned in Sancharak district of Afghanistan's northern Sari Pul province on Sunday, provincial director for Information and Culture, Mufti Amir Saripuli said Monday. "A total of 77 students, seven teachers, five parents and an employee of Faizabad