In the mountainous area of Pakistan near the border with Afghanistan, a landslide occurred, which killed eight children and two more were injured. It is reported Associated Press, citing a local official.

Local official Arif Khan said that children who were 8 to 10 years, in the village of Gardanne in the tribal region of Bajor and collected ground to strengthen their homes. Among the victims were seven girls and one boy, the other two girls were saved.

The official also added that the rescuers a long time carried out the operation to release children from the rubble.

It is noted that in the border villages of Pakistan, the residents often try to strengthen their homes with an additional layer of land before the rainy season.

In late August, victims of floods and landslides in India, Bangladesh and Nepal have become at least 700 people, more than a million people were forced to leave their homes.

See also: Debris flow landslide in Sierra Leone: dead for more than a thousand

Landslide in Pakistan, killing eight children, two are wounded 04.11.2017

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