|Ancient Bamiyan destroyed to turn sentiment against the "Taliban" a joint creation of the CIA and neighboring Pakistani intelligence and clandestine services (Nat Geo)|
|The landslide that struck Afghanistan's Abi-Barik village Saturday came in two stages. The second, larger landslide claimed the lives of the first wave of rescuers (Sayed Ibrahim/AP).|
|The CIA/Taliban's handiwork (CNN)|
"Hundreds of homes were buried on Friday when a section of a mountain collapsed following torrential rain.
"A second landslide then followed, killing the rescuers who had rushed in to help dig people out."
|New "cemetery" in Abi-Barik. Afghan villagers now pray at the site. Rescuers searched in vain for survivors. Thousands are feared dead (Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images).|