Massive landslide in a remote province in northeastern Afghanistan killed at least 52 people

KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan authority says no less than 52 individuals have been murdered in a monstrous avalanche in a remote piece of northeastern Badakhshan region.

Shah Waliullah Adeeb, the common representative, says the avalanche happened in Khawhan locale, close to the outskirt with Tajikistan, right off the bat Tuesday.

He says the zone is to a great degree separated, around 200 kilometers (124 miles) from the common capital, Faizabad.

Adeeb says there are streets to the zone, which is presently secured with snow, and that the "best way to achieve it is by helicopter."

Badakhshan is one of the poorest and slightest created locales of Afghanistan, and frequently endures gigantic avalanches when the snows start to dissolve in spring.

In ahead of schedule May a year ago, no less than 350 individuals were covered by a mudslide in the same region