AAB BAREEK:

Grief-stricken and desititute Afghan villagers vented anger with their government as they scrambled for emergency aid, three days after deadly landslides engulfed their homes.

Some 300 homes in Aab Bareek, a village in the Argo district of Badakhshan, a remote and mountainous northeastern province, were buried under up to 50 metres of earth and debris. The number of dead may never be known though UN and Afghan officials have estimated fatalities at anywhere between 500 and 2,700 people.

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