Further risk of landslides in disaster-hit Afghan village

Officials have said there is a risk of further landslides in a region of northeast Afghanistan where a landslide has engulfed part of a remote mountain village, killing more than 2,100 people.

Naweed Forotan, a spokesman for the Badakhshan provincial governor, confirmed the death toll, telling Reuters: "More than 2,100 people from 300 families are all dead."

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Landslide in remote Afghan village leaves over 2,100 dead

More than 2,100 people have been killed in an Afghanistan landslide, the Provincial Governor's spokesman said. The landslide hit the north-eastern Badakshan region.