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Search Ends After Afghan Landslide Kills Hundreds

Hundreds of Afghan volunteers armed with shovels joined rescue teams in northern Afghanistan Saturday, in a mostly futile attempt to locate survivors of a massive landslide that buried hundreds of villagers under tons of rock and mud. By nightfall, however, authorities in the remote Badakhshan province village of Aab Bareek had recovered only two bodies and said they had given up hope of finding survivors. Rescuers also voiced fears of further landslides, after days of torrential rains in...

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