Earth News: Pakistan
March 20, 2007
Photo: Pakistani residents rescue a man from the flood waters after a heavy down pour at Bagh, some 100 kms west of Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistan administrated Kashmir. Ten survivors of the devastating 2005 earthquake in Pakistani Kashmir were killed Tuesday when a landslide triggered by torrential rain buried their house, police said. © 2007 AFP
A landslide triggered by heavy rain swept away three homes in northern Pakistan with ten people killed and 27 people missing and feared dead. The landslide struck last night in mountains hit by a huge earthquake 18 months ago, 65 kilometres southeast of Muzaffarabad.
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