At least 350 dead in Afghan landslide

A landslide in north Afghanistan killed at 350 people on Friday, the United Nations said, adding that a major relief operation was underway to rescue those still trapped.

"The number of deceased has increased to 350 and significant displacement is expected," the UN mission in Afghanistan said in a statement.

"The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is helping with coordinating local authorities to rescue those still trapped."