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Myanmar: Landslide kills more than 100, dozens missing


Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

02nd Jul, 2020. 05:56 pm
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Myanmar: Landslide kills more than 100, dozens missing

More than 100 miners have been killed and dozens wen missing in a landslide in Myanmar.

According to foreign media, the incident took place in northern Myanmar where heavy rains caused landslide, which buried several workers working in search of precious stones.

Officials said that 113 bodies of miners have been recovered so far in the rescue operation while search operation is also underway instead of heavy rains.

Rescue officials confirmed the exhumation of more than 100 workers, saying more workers were buried, raising fears of more casualties.

According to media reports, dangerous landslides have occurred in the mines of Hpakant  in Kachin state of northern Myanmar, endangering the lives of workers searching for precious stones.

Eyewitnesses say that as soon as the landslide hit, all the workers tried to flee but they were all buried when they were running for help and no one could help them at that time.

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