Landslide in Pakistan's Khyber Pass Buries Trucks, Dozens Feared Trapped

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PESHAWAR (Reuters) – A landslide on a main road in northwest Pakistan’s Khyber Pass buried 10 trucks and officials feared dozens were trapped.

Reuters reported that a lightning strike in the middle of a storm caused ten to fifteen trucks to be completely or partially buried by a landslide near the Torkham Border. Abdul Nasir Khan is the deputy commissioner for the Khyber District.

Officials said that rescue teams had found three injured people and were looking for other survivors.

The landslide occurred in the early morning hours of Tuesday along the main route linking Pakistan and landlocked Afghanistan.