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More than 50 feared killed in landslide at Myanmar jade mine: Report

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 23 April 2019, 04:38 PM
More than 50 feared killed in landslide at Myanmar jade mine: Report
More than 50 feared killed in landslide at Myanmar jade mine: Report

Dozens are feared dead after a landslide in northern Myanmar's Kachin state engulfed jade miners while they were sleeping, local police said Tuesday, the latest accident in a notoriously dangerous industry. 

"Fifty-four people are missing in the mud," a duty officer from the Hpakant police station in Kachin told news agency AFP, adding that "there's no way they (the missing) could have survived." 

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First Published: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 04:12 PM
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