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Massive Landslide Wipes Out Afghan Village

A landslide triggered by heavy rain buried large sections of a remote northeastern Afghan village on Friday, killing at least 300 people.

. Survivors sit with their possessions near Abi-Barik village in Badakhshan province, northeastern Afghanistan, on May 4. Stranded and with no homes, many families have struggled to get aid. Some have gone to nearby villages to stay with relatives or friends, while others have slept in tents provided by aid groups. The unlucky ones have slept outside. Massoud Hossaini / AP

. A landslide on Friday buried Abi Barik village, killing hundreds of people in a torrent of mud that swept through the area. The landslide was likely triggered by heavy rains that have fallen across northern Afghanistan in recent weeks. Rahmat Gul / AP

. Afghan survivors mourn for their relatives at the site of the landslide on May 5. Mohammad Ismail / Reuters

. Survivors search for bodies at the site of Friday's landslide on May 5. Massoud Hossaini / AP

. An Afghan survivor cries as she waits for aid near the site of the landslide on May 4. Mohammad Ismail / Reuters

. Afghan shepherds herd their cows near the site of the landslide, on May 5, 2014. Rahmat Gul / AP

. Afghan villagers gather at the site of the landslide. Mohammad Ismail / Reuters

. An Afghan National Army helicopter flies over the site of Friday's landslide. Massoud Hossaini / AP

. Displaced Afghans wait to get their lunch near the site of the landslide. Mohammad Ismail / Reuters

. Some 300 homes in the remote and mountainous village of Aab Bareek were buried under up to 160 feet of earth and debris. Rahmat Gul / AP

. Afghan villagers run to get aid supplies during a distribution on May 4. Farshad Usyan / AFP - Getty Images

. An Afghan villager cries as others search through debris at the scene on May 5. Farshad Usyan / AFP - Getty Images

. Survivors have been given shelter in some hundred tents erected on a hilltop near the buried homes, Afghan lawmakers who visited the site on Monday said they should be moved immediately.

"Seven hundred families are at great risk and the government has done nothing so far to move them from high ground," said Abdul Rauf Enhaam, an MP visiting the site. Wakil Kohsar / AFP - Getty Images

. Survivors stuggle to get donations near the site of Friday's landslide. Massoud Hossaini / AP

. People walk near the site of Friday's landslide. Rahmat Gul / AP

. Survivors search for bodies at the site of Friday's landslide. It broke off such a massive chunk of earth, burying hundreds of homes, that officials have said it will be impossible to bring up all the bodies. Still, many villagers have continued digging on their own. Massoud Hossaini / AP

. An Afghan teenager protects himself from the rain on May 4. Massoud Hossaini / AP