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Survivors of deadly Afghan landside line up to receive aid

Survivors of deadly Afghan landside line up to receive aid

by Reuters

In the Afghan village of Abi-Barak, survivors of a massive landslide scramble to get aid.

Friday's landslide in this remote part of northeast Afghanistan swallowed at least 300 mud brick homes, and an untold number of people with it.

The aid effort is still in its early stages.

The U.N., the U.S., the Afghan government, and other groups, are helping thousands of displaced people.

Still not enough for some of the villagers, who say they're still at risk.

Rescuers have given up hope of finding anyone still alive under this sea of mud.

The focus now in this impoverished border region of Afghanistan is on helping the survivors.

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