At least 50 die in jade mine landslide in Myanmar

16:01 | 02/07/2020
At least 50 people have died after a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, according to local authorities.
at least 50 die in jade mine landslide in myanmar
At the scene of the accident (Photo: AFP)

Hanoi - At least 50 people have died after a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, according to local authorities.

The incident took place early on July 2 in the jade-rich Hpakant area of Kachin state after a bout of heavy rainfall, the Myanmar Fire Services Department said on Facebook.

The search and rescue process is still ongoing.

VNA

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