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Updated: Fri, 02 May 2014 10:55:19 GMT | By The Associated Press, cbc.ca

Afghanistan landslide triggers search for hundreds of missing people



Afghanistan landslide triggers search for hundreds of missing people

A police chief says 250 people are missing after a landslide buried a village in northeastern Afghanistan.

Faziluddin Hayar, the police chief in Badakshan province, says hundreds of homes near a mountain in the Hobo Barik village were hit by the landslide at about 1 p.m. Friday.

Hayar says seven people have been rescued, and crews are searching for more survivors.

More to come.

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