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Offline iam4liberty

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Myanmar Landslide
« on: July 02, 2020, 08:48:53 PM »
Wow.  So sad.
Landslide at Myanmar jade mine triggers 'muddy wave,' killing over 160, shocking video shows
Frantic miners can be seen running to escape the tsunami-like wave of mud

hillside of rock and debris sliding down into a crater, triggering a massive wave on a lake, was captured in shocking footage of a deadly landslide into a jade mine Thursday in Myanmar.

The Myanmar Fire Service Department, which coordinates rescues and other emergency services, said at least 162 bodies were recovered after the landslide in Hpakant, the center of the world’s biggest and most lucrative jade mining industry.

“The numbers are going to rise,"  Tar Lin Maung, a local official with the information ministry told Reuters.

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Re: Myanmar Landslide
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2020, 11:40:39 AM »
Bad situation to be in, mining under those conditions.