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Afghan President Pledges Relief to Landslide Victims

Afghan President Hamid Karzai is pledging relief to people affected by last week's massive landslide in the country's northeast. Hundreds of people in the village of Abi Barik in Badakhshan province were buried when the side of a mountain collapsed following days of heavy rain. At least 2,000 people have been displaced in one of the worst natural disasters to hit Afghanistan. On Wednesday, President Karzai visited relief camps in the region and promised food, water and new...

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