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The side of the mountain above Ab Barak in the remote northeast of Afghanistan collapsed at around 11 a.m. (0630 GMT) on Friday after a smaller landslip hit a few hours earlier.
Reuters reported that Naweed Forotan, a spokesman for the Badakhshan provincial governor as saying, “More than 2,100 people from 300 families are all dead”.
The landslides which were triggered by torrential rain destroying hundreds of home.
Officials are worry that another section of the mountain side could collapse at any time.
A New York City subway train carrying 1,000 people derailed on Friday morning while traveling through a tunnel in the borough of Queens.
19 people were injured in the 10:24 a.m. incident.
It involved six cars in an eight-car Manhattan-bound ‘F’ line subway.
MTA Chairman Thomas Prendergast said that the mass-transit agency will begin a full inspection of signals and tracks to investigate the cause of the derailment.