Horrifying Pics: Landslide In Afghanistan Kills At Least 350, Desperate Search On For The Missing 2000

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In the latest update, Afghanistan authorities have confirmed that over 2100 people have died after a landslide smashed a village in northern Afghanistan on Friday. “More then 2,100 people from 300 families are all dead,” said Naweed Forotan, a spokesman for the Badakhshan provincial governor.
 
Villagers at the disaster site in Badakhshan province used shovels to dig through rocks and dirt, with national authorities, the United Nations and the US-led military force all racing to assess the damage and provide help.
 
Badakhshan governor Shah Waliullah Adeeb told AFP by telephone that the death toll could be as high as 2,500.
 
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