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  • Our Condolences to the Families and Friends of the 2000+ people killed in Afghan landslide

    http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/...A410MP20140502
    Hundreds killed, thousands missing in Afghan landslide

    By Mirwais Harooni

    KABUL Fri May 2, 2014 3:32pm EDT

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    Triggered by heavy rain, the side of a mountain collapsed into the village in Argo district at around 11 a.m. (2.30 a.m. ET) as people were trying to recover their belongings and livestock after a smaller landslip hit their homes a few hours earlier.

    "There were more than 1,000 families living in that village. A total of 2,100 people - men, women and children - are trapped," Naweed Forotan, a spokesman for the Badakhshan provincial governor, told Reuters...
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    Re: Hundreds killed, thousands missing in Afghan landslide

    More than 2,100 confirmed dead in Afghanistan landslide - official
    Source: Reuters - Sat, 3 May 2014 06:56 AM

    KABUL, May 3 (Reuters) - More than 2,100 are confirmed to have been killed after a landslide crashed into a remote mountain village in northeast Afghanistan, a spokesman for the provincial governor said on Saturday.

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    http://www.trust.org/item/20140503065607-n0fem/

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