05:37 GMT30 November 2020
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    180 civilians were killed and 375 injured over the last month in a spate of violence across Afghanistan, the Afghan Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Tuesday. The Doha peace talk among US, Afghanistan government and Taliban have been moving in slow pace which is creating uneasiness among the public as well.

    At least 15 people were trampled to death while many others were wounded in a stampede outside Pakistan's consulate in Jalalabad, the capital of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Wednesday. Media reports suggest that Afghans gathered in large numbers and were waiting for the tokens they needed to apply for a Pakistani visa at a football stadium in Jalalabad city.

    ​According to Sohrab Qaderi, a provincial council member, 11 of the 15 victims were women.

    "The visa applicants jostled to secure their token from the consulate officials...the crowd got out of control, leading to a stampede," an official in Jalalabad was cited as saying by Reuters.

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