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As Many as Two Thousand Missing After Afghanistan Landslide

Landslides triggered by heavy rain have buried homes in northeastern Afghanistan, with as many as two-thousand people missing with many feared dead. “There were more than 1,000 families living in that village. A total of 2,100 people - men, women and children - are trapped,” Naweed Forotan, a spokesman for the Badakhshan governor, told Reuters. National Disaster Management Authority chief Daim Kakar told VOA's Afghanistan Service on Friday that work is underway to rescue people in...

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