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  • The village was mud-built and grass-thatched; the encircling wall was of mud, but quite tall.

    Chapter 21

  • The worst in recent times hit the southern city of Bam in December 2003, killing more than 31,000 people – about a quarter of the population – and destroying its ancient mud-built citadel.

    Women Who Incite Extramarital Sex ‘Cause More Earthquakes’ Claims Iranian Cleric | Impact Lab

  • Over the last 25 years, Ali had slowly converted the original mud-built rooms into brick.

    Pakistan floods: people return home to find nothing left, nothing at all

  • China Central Television said the pair had been trapped under a bed in a collapsed mud-built house in a village about 13 miles (20 kilometers) from the hardest-hit town of Jiegu, until rescuers dug them out Monday morning.

    Survivors Found 5 Days After China Quake

  • Today they were only going to their billets, in a one-street village of mud-built cottages.

    Sealing Their Fate

  • Light resistance on the way here, and nothing but sand and mud-built shacks.

    To Topple a Tyrant

  • Working in his mud-built house in Kabul, Muhammad is a fourth - generation kite maker and competitor, perhaps Kabul's most famous.

    CNN Transcript May 18, 2007

  • Working in his mud-built house in Kabul, Mohammed is a fourth generation kite maker, and competitor.

    CNN Transcript Sep 26, 2007

  • ROBERTSON (voice-over): Using heavy artillery overnight, backed up by Cobra attack helicopters and troops by day, Pakistani military officials claim to be stepping up their pressure on as many as 400 al Qaeda members holed up in mud-built compounds near the Afghan border.

    CNN Transcript Mar 31, 2004

  • In among its solid stone buildings patches of native mud-built huts huddled together as though they had been shaken down out of a sack into the town to serve as dunnage.

    Travels in West Africa

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