10 dead, hundreds of houses destroyed in Afghan landslide: officials

  • Thursday 12, July 2018 in 12:09 PM
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Sharjah24 – AFP: At least 10 people were killed and hundreds of homes destroyed in northeastern Afghanistan after melting snow triggered a landslide, officials said Thursday.
A mountain lake in Panjshir, a province known for its snowcapped peaks north of Kabul, overflowed and caused a landslide, Omar Mohammadi, spokesman for the disaster management ministry, told AFP.