Officials say at least 60 people, mainly women and children, were killed Wednesday when a part of a house collapsed during a wedding party in northern Afghanistan.

More than 40 others were injured in the accident, which occurred in the Jellaba district of Baghlan province.  

Officials say one floor of the multi-story home collapsed during the wedding celebration.

Authorities said they were having a tough time getting information and access because the village is located in a remote area.

Houses in rural Afghanistan are traditionally built with mud bricks and wood and often do not have adequate support.

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