10 dead, hundreds of houses destroyed in Afghan landslide

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Kabul: At least 10 people were killed and hundreds of homes destroyed in northeastern Afghanistan after melting snow triggered a landslide, officials said today.

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. (AFP)