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Earthquake touched off deadly slides in Kashmir's deforested hills

Date : 30th November 2005, Source : ENS



MUZAFFARABAD, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, November 30, 2005 (ENS) - Continuous landslides in the Muzaffarabad district are raising levels of dust pollution, and have limited the visibility to five meters (16 feet) in some areas. The severe October 8 earthquake rattled these mountains, where slopes were already destabilized by years of deforestation.

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