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At least 11 dead in Myanmar landslide, many feared missing

The rescue operation is ongoing.

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At least 11 people died in a landslide in a remote jade mining region of northern Myanmar with many more feared missing, authorities said today, in the latest deadly incident to hit the shadowy industry.

“We have found 11 dead bodies so far. When the landslide happened, about 50 people were searching for jade,” Nilar Myint, a local official from Hpakant in Kachin state, said, adding that the rescue operation was ongoing.

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First published on: 24-05-2016 at 11:43:29 am
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