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The landslide sent rocks and debris into the Kali Gandaki river, raising water levels 490 feet.
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NASA scientists flying over Seward Glacier in Alaska captured dramatic photos of a quake-induced landslide.
The landslide swept away dozens of homes before it created a major flood hazard by dumping mud and rocks into a river.
Government officials said the current death toll was at least 300 and warned it could rise by hundreds more, after initial reports suggested that as many as 2,500 people may have died.
The mudslide, at least 135 feet wide and 180 feet deep, plowed through homes and blocked a major river.
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