At least 30 goldmine workers killed in landslide in northern Afghanistan

File photo of Afghan villagers affected by landslides look for survivors and victims in a district of northern Afghanistan. (AFP)

At least 30 goldmine workers were killed in a landslide in Afghanistan’s northern Badakhshan province on Sunday, a police spokesman said.

Sanaullah Rohani, a provincial police spokesman in Badakhshan, also said seven were injured while they were working inside the mine in Kohistan district.

Landslides are frequent in the northern mountainous provinces of Afghanistan.

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