KABUL, Afghanistan -- A landslide triggered by heavy rains buried a village Friday in northeastern Afghanistan, leaving as many as 2,000 people missing, a top official said.
Badakshan province Gov. Shah Waliullah Adeeb said more than 2,000 people were missing after a hill collapsed on the village of Hobo Barik. Adeeb said the landslide buried some 300 homes in the area -- about a third of all houses there.
The governor said rescue crews were working but didn't have enough equipment, appealing for shovels.
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