Afghan villagers search for survivors after landslide destroys nearly 300 homes

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Published on 12 Jul 2018 View Original

by Reuters
Thursday, 12 July 2018 07:21 GMT

Several regions of Afghanistan regularly suffer landslides when snow melts in the spring, but deforestation in some parts has increased their frequency

KABUL, July 12 (Reuters) - A landslide destroyed nearly 300 homes, killing at least 10 people, as it swept through an Afghan village where residents were using only basic digging tools to search for survivors, officials said.

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