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Video captures Pakistan landslide

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 00:31

Amateur video captured by a local resident shows the landslide that took place in Hunza Valley, Pakistan as a result of the earthquake that took place in Afghanistan. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) A local resident captures video footage showing a landslide that took place in Hunza Valley, Pakistan as a result of the massive earthquake in northern Afghanistan and Pakistan, Monday (October 26). Authorities confirmed 228 deaths in Pakistan while in Afghanistan, the death toll reached at least 115, Sayed Zafar Hashemi, President Ashraf Ghani's deputy spokesman, said. At least 4,000 houses and compounds had been destroyed or damaged, Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah said. The toll could climb as road and communications links are restored to isolated villages and as winter sets in across the rugged Hindu Kush mountains where the earthquake struck, the plight of thousands left homeless is becoming more serious. Monday's initial quake of magnitude 7.5 was followed by seven aftershocks, of intensity ranging as high as 4.8, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The latest aftershock came just before dawn on Tuesday.

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Video captures Pakistan landslide

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 00:31