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

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.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 23 Apr 2019, 04:38:40 PM
More than 50 feared killed in landslide at Myanmar jade mine: Report

New Delhi:

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 : 23 Apr 2019, 04:12:36 PM

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