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May 4, 1991 | From Associated Press
Two aftershocks from a severe earthquake set off landslides Friday that killed at least three people in the mountains of Soviet Georgia. At least 114 people died in Monday's quake and its aftermath, the official Tass news agency reported. The temblor also injured 300, left 70 missing and 67,000 homeless in the southern republic, it said. An unconfirmed report by Soviet television news said the final toll may reach 300 dead and 1,000 injured.
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May 6, 1991 | Associated Press
A landslide buried eight houses and killed at least 50 people in a mountain village in the Soviet Central Asian republic of Uzbekistan, news reports said Sunday. Fearing more landslides, authorities evacuated 400 nearby residents after the disaster Saturday in Chigiristan, near the Uzbek capital of Tashkent, 1,900 miles southeast of Moscow.
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April 14, 1988 | From Reuters
Freak landslides caused by a sudden thaw have killed a number of people in the Soviet Central Asian republic of Tadzhikistan, the Tass news agency said Wednesday. It quoted rescue workers in the Gorno-Badakhshan region near the Afghan border as saying that schools, hospitals and houses were damaged in several populated areas and an unspecified number of people had been killed.
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May 4, 1991 | From Associated Press
Two aftershocks from a severe earthquake set off landslides Friday that killed at least three people in the mountains of Soviet Georgia. At least 114 people died in Monday's quake and its aftermath, the official Tass news agency reported. The temblor also injured 300, left 70 missing and 67,000 homeless in the southern republic, it said. An unconfirmed report by Soviet television news said the final toll may reach 300 dead and 1,000 injured.
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May 6, 1991 | Associated Press
A landslide buried eight houses and killed at least 50 people in a mountain village in the Soviet Central Asian republic of Uzbekistan, news reports said Sunday. Fearing more landslides, authorities evacuated 400 nearby residents after the disaster Saturday in Chigiristan, near the Uzbek capital of Tashkent, 1,900 miles southeast of Moscow.
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April 14, 1988 | From Reuters
Freak landslides caused by a sudden thaw have killed a number of people in the Soviet Central Asian republic of Tadzhikistan, the Tass news agency said Wednesday. It quoted rescue workers in the Gorno-Badakhshan region near the Afghan border as saying that schools, hospitals and houses were damaged in several populated areas and an unspecified number of people had been killed.
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