Landslide In Northeastern Afghanistan Kills Four Miners

Fourth EstateThe Yawan District of AAfghanistan is located near the border of Tajikistan.

A landslide has killed at least four miners and wounded two others in a village in Afghanistan’s northeastern Badakhshan, a mountain province near the border of Tajikisttan  where landslides triggered by heavy rains and earthquakes often happen and claim the …

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At Least 16 Died in Flash Floods, Mudslides in Brazil

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At least 16 people died, including seven children, in flash floods and mudslides after days of heavy rainfall in the southeastern Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, authorities said on April 2. Heavy rainfall, which began on March 31, triggered …

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