350 dead, hundreds missing in Afghan landslide village

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MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan: More than 300 people were killed and hundreds of others feared dead after a landslide buried an Afghan village in Badakhshan province, officials said, as rescue teams on Saturday rushed to the scene in the hope of finding any survivors. The United Nations confirmed that 350 people were dead, and provincial officials said more than 2,000 were still missing more than 20 hours after the disaster.
Badakhshan governor Shah Waliullah Adeeb told Agence France-Presse that 2,500 people were missing.
AFP

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