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Landslide in Afghanistan

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ABI BARIK, Afghanistan - Afghan rescuers and hundreds of volunteers dug through earth and mud looking for survivors or bodies of loved ones killed by a massive landslide in the remote northeast on Friday. Figures on the number of people killed and missing varied from 255 to 2,700. Fears of a new landslide are complicating rescue efforts

  • In this Friday photo provided by Homayoon Rahmani, chief of road reconstruction program in the Afghan Rural and Rehabilitation Development Ministry, Afghans search for survivors.

    Homayoon Rahmani / The Associated Press

    In this Friday photo provided by Homayoon Rahmani, chief of road reconstruction program in the Afghan Rural and Rehabilitation Development Ministry, Afghans search for survivors.

  • Homayoon Rahmani / The Associated Press

  • Homayoon Rahmani / The Associated Press

  • Afghan survivors stay in an open area after a massive landslide in a village in Badakshan province, northeastern Afghanistan.

    Homayoon Rahmani / The Associated Press

    Afghan survivors stay in an open area after a massive landslide in a village in Badakshan province, northeastern Afghanistan.

  • Homayoon Rahmani / The Associated Press

  • Homayoon Rahmani / The Associated Press

  • Homayoon Rahmani / The Associated Press

  • Sayed Ibrahim / The Associated Press

  • Sayed Ibrahim / The Associated Press

  • Sayed Ibrahim / The Associated Press

  • Homayoon Rahmani / The Associated Press

  • Homayoon Rahmani / The Associated Press

  • AP Photo via AP video

  • AP Photo via AP video

  • AP Photo via AP video

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