As many as 2,000 people are thought to be missing after heavy rains caused a hill to collapse on a village in north-eastern Afghanistan, a top official has told the Associated Press news agency.
Badakshan province governor Shah Waliullah Adeeb told the agency that search teams were working to recover people but did not have enough equipment, and appealed for shovels.
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