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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Due to economic constraints, beside man, women have also resorted to vendoring to support their families and are proud of their occupation.
Rahima a mother of three children who sells toys on the road, said since over 20 years I have been a widow. I had four children two girls, two sons. One of my sons who was 18 and an ANA soldier, was martyred. My husband was working in the Central Silo he was killed during the factional fighting. Now I work to support my orphan children. I want my children to be educated.
She added, before it was involved in tailoring and sometimes I had to work in people homes. But now it supply toys and sell them on the streets to bring bread to my children.
Rahima expects the government to pay her husband’s pension to her because he was killed in his work place.
At the same time, Khatera another adult daughter of her family who sells second hand clothes with her father, said I am the elder child of our family, student of 10th grade of a Kabul school. Since my father is very sick and is not able to work alone, so I work with him as a vendor. Although this is a boring job but I am satisfy to earn money to my family.
She added, due to economic constraints, illness of my mother, I had to resort to this job and through this I supply house rent and my sibling’s expenditures.
Zeba another lady who sells Bolani, said I am proud of my business. I supply potatoes, flour etc and make 50-100 Bolani every day and sell them at Temor Shahi road and I make good benefit. I lost my parents and elder brother during the devastating conflicts and supply now my sister and two brothers. We are grateful to have a poor shelter. We are proud of our business. We don’t want to stretch hand to others. I use Borqa during selling Bolani in order not to be recognized by relatives, friends etc.
Karima Malikzada
 

Tuesday July 11, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Three members of a family have died due to road accident in Kabul-Mazar-e-Sharif highway the other day.
The incident was happened, while a car smashed with a truck in Nahreen district, Baghlan province, Kabul-Mazar-e-Sharif highway.
Mohammad Hussain Taher in-charge of police in Nahreen district told BNA reporter, three members of a family including a man and two women lost their lives following the incident.
High speed and carelessness of drivers are the main reason behind the event, Taher added.
T/M.A.Ansari
 

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Kabul (BNA) At least three people were killed in flash floods in four Districts of north-eastern Badakhshan province, local officials said on Monday.
In addition, 20 others were wounded.
Heavy downpours started on Sunday resulting in floods in Shekai, Sheghanan, Yemgan and Baharak Districts.
At least 100 houses have been destroyed and more than 500 hectares of agricultural land swamped, local officials said.
Officials have appealed for help after over 100 families lost their homes and many more evacuated.
The Amu River, which runs along the border with Tajikistan, has also reportedly burst its banks.
Provincial officials said that over 100 families on the Tajikistan side of the River have also been left homeless.
Heavy rains continued Monday across much of the province and officials said they were concerned that the situation could deteriorate.
 

Monday July 10, 2017

Jalalabad City (BNA) Foodstuffs and cash have been districted to needy families in eastern Nangarhar province.
The assistance provided by charity organizations and distributed by refugees and repatriation department of Nangarhar to the families.
Official in refugees and repatriation department of the province told BNA reporter, in this round 200 destitute families have received aids.
On the other hand, dozens returned families from Pakistan have received assistances in Nangarhar province.
T/M.A.Ansari
 

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