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A landslide in the Yawan district of Badakhshan province has killed four miners, according to Taliban provincial officials.

The incident occurred in the village of Shullar Payan in the Yawan district of Badakhshan, according to local officials.

The men were mining and digging in a gold mine in Badakhshan province as they were trapped and killed by a landslide, according to local sources.

Landslides in Badakhshan have resulted in the deaths of many residents in the recent years.

Badakhshan is one of the most mountainous provinces in the country, located in the northeast.


  • Saqalain Eqbal is an Online Editor for Khaama Press. He is a Law graduate from The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF).