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Afghan Officials Abandon Search for Landslide Survivors

Officials in northern Afghanistan have given up hope of finding any more survivors of a massive landslide that buried hundreds of villagers under tons of rock and mud, and have called off the search. Rescuers also voiced fears of further landslides after days of torrential rains in the area bordering Tajikistan, China and Pakistan.On Saturday, authorities in the remote Badakhshan province village of Aab Bareek recovered only two bodies. Rescuers on Sunday turned their focus to providing...

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